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May 19, 2017

PRESS RELEASE/ DUI#2 Refusal/ 17A102224/ VSP WILLISTON

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17A102224
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. R.J. Lucas                           
STATION: VSP Williston                    
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111


DATE/TIME: May 19, 2017/ 1703 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89, Mile Marker 71 NB, Bolton, VT
VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence #2 (Refusal)


ACCUSED: Rodney Stevens Martin Jr.                                         
AGE: 55 yrs.
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Herndon, VA


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
While traveling northbound on I-89, Troopers observed a vehicle parked completely off the eastern side of the road edge.  Upon attempting to make contact with the operator, the vehicle was noted to rapidly leave the scene.  Troopers conducted a motor vehicle stop at which time it was determined that the operator (Martin) had been consuming alcohol.


Martin was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and processed at the VSP Williston Barracks.  Martin was cited to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court to answer to the charges of DUI #2 (Refusal).    


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: 06/08/17 at 0815 hours             
COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: (See Attached)


*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. Bob Lucas

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Patrol Commander

Troop "A" Williston Barracks

(802)878-7111

robert.j.lucas@vermont.gov