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April 27, 2017

New Haven Barracks / DUI / Crim. DLS / FIPO

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  17B501316

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Cpl. Michelle LeBlanc                           

STATION: VSP New Haven Barracks                 

CONTACT#: (802) 388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: 04/27/17 at 0047 hrs.

INCIDENT LOCATION: Sand Road, Ferrisburgh VT

VIOLATION: DUI #2 / Crim. DLS / FIPO

 

ACCUSED: Christopher M. Jerome                                              

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lincoln VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On 04/27/17 at approximately 0047 hours, Vermont State Police dispatch - New Haven Barracks received a 911 call about a male who had walked to a residence on Sand Road in the Town of Ferrisburgh advising that he had been in a motor vehicle crash.

 

Upon arrival to the scene, Vermont State Police, assisted by the Vergennes Police, located Christopher Jerome walking on Sand Road.  Investigation found that Jerome was attempting to drive into his driveway on Sand Road when he failed to do so and drove his vehicle into a grass ditch instead.  No one was injured in this incident however while speaking with Jerome, investigation found he had been drinking alcoholic beverages prior to the incident. 

 

Jerome refused all standard field sobriety exercises as well as refused to take a preliminary breath test at the scene.  Jerome was subsequently placed under arrest for DUI, Driving with a criminally suspended license, and for providing False Information to a Police Officer. 

 

Jerome was transported to the New Haven State Police Barracks for processing and later released on a citation for the above offenses. 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/15/17            

COURT: Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: No  

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

PBT: REFUSAL

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.