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April 4, 2017

SAINT JOHNSBURY BARRACKS / DUI CRASH

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17A401721                                         

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Dave R Powers

STATION: Saint Johnsbury                           

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 04/04/17 @ 1816 Hours

STREET: West Fairlee Road

TOWN: Fairlee

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Route 113

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: N/A

WEATHER: Rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: David LaPlante

AGE:  26    

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newbury, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2008

VEHICLE MAKE: Chevy

VEHICLE MODEL: Cobalt

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Major

INJURIES: Minor

HOSPITAL: DHMC

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

At the aforementioned date and time, Trooper's received a report of a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash. Upon further investigation, it was determined that David LaPlante Jr. was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into two parked cars. LaPlante was transported to DHMC for precautionary reasons. LaPlante was arrested and released on citation to appear in court for DUI. 

 

PBT%: 0.147% BrAC @ 1849 hours

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: N

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Orange                                                                                                             

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/17/17 @ 0800 hours       

 

 

 

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the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.