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April 10, 2017

Westminster Barracks DUI arrest, I91, Westminster

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B102166

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Corporal Paul Dean                           

STATION:   Westminster                  

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 4/10/17 at 12:21

INCIDENT LOCATION: I91s, mm23 rest area, Westminster

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED:  Rodney Burnham                                            

AGE: 59

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Felton, DE

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 4/10/17 at 12:10 Vermont State Police dispatch received a cell phone call from a motorist to report a vehicle that was operating erratically on I91 south, near mile marker 31. At approx. 12:21 the vehicle was located by Vermont State Police at the Westminster rest area. The operator and sole occupant, Rodney Burnham, was sitting in the driver seat with the engine running. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of DUI. Due to medical conditions he was transported by ambulance to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital where he was processed for DUI. He was issued a criminal citation to appear in court on 5/30/17 to answer to the charge of DUI. He was also issued a $450 civil traffic ticket for consuming alcoholic beverages while operating a vehicle.  

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME:  5/30/17 at 12:30          

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION: NO    

BAIL: NO

MUG SHOT: NO

PBT: NO

 

 

 

*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.

 

Corporal  Paul Dean

Vermont State Police-Westminster

1330 Westminster Heights Road

Putney, VT 05346

(802)722-4600