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April 8, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/ DUI #1

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B301065

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Raymond Witkowski                           

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 04/07/2017 – 2041 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Middle Ridge Road, Winhall, Vermont

VIOLATION: DUI #1- Refusal

 

ACCUSED:  Timothy J. Klekotka                                                          

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Truro, Massachusetts

 

               VICTIM: N/A

               AGE:

               CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On April 7th 2017, VSP Shaftsbury Troopers responded to a report of a car off the road in the area of Middle Ridge Road in Winhall, VT. The operator of the vehicle was located and identified as Timothy Klekotka age 29 of Truro, MA. While speaking to Klekotka, he exhibited signs of impairment and was subsequently screened for DUI. Klekotka refused to provide a preliminary breath test roadside. He was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and was transported to Winhall Police Department for processing, where he refused to provide an evidentiary breath sample. Klekotka was issued a citation to appear before the Bennington County Superior Court to answer to the charge of DUI #1- Refusal.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE / TIME:   April 24th , 2017  / 0815 hours      

COURT:  Bennington County Superior Court

LODGED:  No   LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: No

              PBT: Refused

 

 

Trooper Raymond Witkowski

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road, Shaftsbury, VT

(802)442-5421

raymond.witkowski@vermont.gov