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April 16, 2017

VSP Shaftsbury Press Release // DUI, resisting arrest // 17B301180

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B301180

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:   Trooper Paul Sokolowski & Sgt. Jesse Robson                          

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: 802 442 5421

 

DATE/TIME: 4-16-17

INCIDENT LOCATION: Somerset Road, Searsburg VT

VIOLATION: DUI, resisting arrest, multiple counts of assaulting police

 

ACCUSED:  Sarah D. Sausville                                             

AGE: 29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shaftsbury VT

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

Vermont State Police were called to Somerset Road in Searsburg for a report of an intoxicated female in a vehicle.  Upon arrival State Police identified Sarah Sausville to be in actual physical control of a vehicle on Somerset Road, and she was showing signs of significant alcohol impairment.  She refused to cooperate or comply with any requests or orders given State Police.  She was arrested and charged with DUI, resisting arrest, and assaulting the troopers who took her into custody.  The assault upon the police officers resulted in minor injury.   

 

Town of Searsburg Animal Control assisted Vermont State Police by safely removing a dog from the vehicle and releasing it to a family member.     

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 5-1-17 8AM          

COURT: Bennington Superior Court, Criminal Division

    

 

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

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.

 

Sgt. Jesse Robson

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

Phone (802) 442-5421

Fax       (802) 442-3263

**NEW EMAIL ADDRESS:**

jesse.robson@vermont.gov