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April 24, 2017

Royalton Barracks/ Driving Under the Influence

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B201687

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jeremy Lyon                             

STATION: VSP Royalton                     

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 4/23/17 at 1718 hrs

INCIDENT LOCATION: I89 South, Mile Marker 5, Hartford, Windsor County

VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence

 

ACCUSED: James N. Azzarone                                               

AGE: 49

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: North Kingstown, RI

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 4/23/17 at approximately 1700 hrs, Troopers from the Vermont State Police – Royalton Barracks responded to a BOL aired regarding a motor vehicle operating erratically in the area of Mile Marker 27 on I89 South. The BOL was aired multiple times with location updates. Troopers were able to locate and identify the vehicle based on its description and Rhode Island registration. Troopers stopped the vehicle near Mile Marker 5 on I89 South in Hartford, Windsor County. Troopers discovered the operator, James Azzarone of North Kingstown, RI had been drinking earlier in the day. Standard Field Sobriety Tests were administered and Azzarone was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs. Azzarone was transported to the Hartford Police Station where he was processed and later released.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 5/9/17            

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

PBT: PBT was refused roadside.

 

 

 

*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.

 

Tpr. Jeremy Lyon

Vermont State Police – Royalton

2011 VT RTE 107

Bethel, VT 05032

(802) 234-9933

(802) 234-6520 (Fax)

E-mail: jeremy.lyon@vermont.gov