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April 2, 2017

Rutland / DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B401854

TROOPER: Colburn                                                                       

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: April 2, 2017 at  0127 hours

LOCATION: US Route 4, MM10; Castleton, VT

VIOLATION: DUI #1 –Influence (Title 23 VSA 1201)

 

ACCUSED: Aaron Sears

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Florence, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

During the early hours of April 2, 2017, members of the Vermont State Police were monitoring traffic on US Route 4 in Castleton, Vermont

 

At approximately 0127 hours, Troopers observed a vehicle traveling eastbound near Exit 5 on US Route 4 in Castleton, Vermont in excess of the posted speed limit and conducted a traffic stop for an observed motor vehicle violation.  The operator was identified as Aaron Sears, 29, of Florence, VT.

 

While interacting with Sears he displayed signs of being under the influence of alcohol and he was subsequently screened for impairment.  Sears provided a preliminary breath sample which resulted in a 0.161% BrAC.

 

Sears was taken into custody for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence and transported to Castleton Police Department for processing. He was later released with a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on April 17, 2017 at 0830 hours, to answer to the charge of DUI.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division –Rutland, VT

COURT DATE/TIME: April, 2017 at 0830 hours

PBT%: 0.161% BrAC

           

*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.