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April 21, 2017

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STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
             
CASE#: 17A101765
TROOPER:  Sgt. Paul Ravelin                           
STATION: Williston                    
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

DATE/TIME: 4/21/17 – 0755 hours
LOCATION: Interstate 89, mile marker 96, Town of Colchester
VIOLATION: Driving with a suspended license – Criminal

ACCUSED: Matthew Emch                                                                       
AGE: 42
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Enosburgh, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
                           On April 21st 2017 at approximately 0755 hours the State Police out of the Williston Barracks were monitoring south bound traffic on Interstate 89 near mile marker 96 in the Town of Colchester.  A vehicle was observed travelling above the posted speed limit of 65 mph.  The vehicle’s speed was measured at 87 mph.  The operator was identified as Matthew Emch of Enosburgh, VT.  It was determined that Emch was required to have an ignition interlock RDL in any vehicle he is operating due to a prior DUI conviction.  The vehicle driven by Emch was not properly equipped with an ignition interlock RDL and he was subsequently arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license.  

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 5/23/2017       
COURT: Chittenden Superior Court- Criminal Division
MUG SHOT: Yes


Sgt. Paul Ravelin
Vermont State Police
2777 St. George Rd.
Williston, VT 05452
802-878-7111
Paul.Ravelin@vermont.gov