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April 2, 2017

Williston Barracks/ DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A101491                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Corporal Andrew Leise, Trooper Adam Marchand

STATION: VSP Williston                                

CONTACT#: 1-802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: April 2, 2017/ 1008 hours

STREET: Interstate 89

TOWN: Richmond

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: N/A

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: MM 79 Southbound

WEATHER: Clear              

ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Christopher S. Keller

AGE: 29       

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2004

VEHICLE MAKE: Subaru

VEHICLE MODEL: Legacy

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: Cuts and scrapes, soft tissue back injury

HOSPITAL: UVMC

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH: On April 2, 2017 at approximately 1008 hours VSP Williston Troopers responded to the report of a single vehicle rollover collision on I89 at MM 79 southbound in the town of Richmond. Initial information was that the operator, later identified as Christopher S. Keller, rolled his car and was running from the crash scene down the interstate. Richmond Police arrived and were able to stand by with Keller until VSP units arrived. Through investigation it was found that Keller was impaired by alcohol. During the investigation Troopers also located a zip log bag of suspected narcotics on Keller's person. The suspected narcotics (13 individually wrapped plastic sandwich bag corners of a white powdery substance) will be sent to the Vermont Forensic Laboratory for drug analysis. Keller provided an initial PBT of .119% Keller and was subsequently processed for DUI at the Williston State Police Barracks. Keller was released on a citation to appear in Chittenden District Court on April 20, 2017 at 0815 hours. Troopers were assisted at the scene by Richmond P.D. as well as Richmond Rescue.

 

PBT%: .119

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint #3169849 T23 VSA Section 1081(a)

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Chittenden District Court

COURT DATE/TIME: 04/20/2017 0815

 

*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.