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April 13, 2017

Westminster Barracks/ DUI Drugs

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B102072

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Colin Shepley                             

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: 802-722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 04/06/2017 @ 0928 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Pratt Road, Putney, VT

VIOLATION: T23 VSA 1201 DUI-Drugs

 

ACCUSED: Christopher J. Scinto                                               

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 04/06/2017 at approximately 0928 hours Vermont State

Police were dispatched to Pratt Road in the Town of Putney for a suspicious

motor vehicle complaint. Upon arrival the defendant's vehicle was identified by

the complainant and was observed leaving the area. A motor vehicle stop was

conducted and the defendant was subsequently arrested for DUI-Drugs after

displaying signs of impairment and failing field sobriety tests. The defendant

was transported to the Westminster State Police Barracks where he refused an

evaluation by a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE). The defendant was processed and

later released on citation to appear in Windham Superior Court Criminal

Division.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 04/25/2017 @ 0800 hours            

COURT: Windham Superior Court Criminal Division     

BAIL: Released on citation

MUG SHOT: Yes

PBT: N/A

 

 

 

*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.

 

Trooper Colin Shepley 

Vermont State Police - Westminster   

1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Tel. (802) 722-4600  

Fax. (802) 722-4690