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May 8, 2017

PRESS RELEASE/ MV CRASH - DUI#4/ VSP WILLISTON/ 17A102036

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 17A102036                                                          

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Barone

STATION: Williston                                          

CONTACT#: 878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 05/07/2017 5:25pm

STREET: Interstate 89 Northbound

TOWN: Milton

INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: mile marker 101

WEATHER: light rain       

ROAD CONDITIONS: wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Charles Bullard

AGE: 40  

SEAT BELT? unknown

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate Center

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015

VEHICLE MAKE: Dodge      

VEHICLE MODEL: Ram Truck

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Totaled

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: not transported

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:


On the above date and time State Police 911 dispatch center received multiple reports of a single vehicle rollover on Interstate 89 northbound at mile marker 101 in the Town of Milton. State Police along with Milton Fire and Rescue responded to the scene.


Upon arriving on scene, the vehicle was noted to have come to rest in the middle of both NB lane(s) of travel.  NB traffic was diverted around the crash through the breakdown lane causing minor traffic delays while emergency responders managed the scene.


The operator of the vehicle was identified as Charles Bullard of Highgate Center. Through the course of the investigation it was determined that Bullard was under the influence of alcohol. Bullard was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence. Bullard was transported to the Williston State Police Barracks where he was processed. Bullard was lodged at Chittenden County Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in Chittenden Superior Court on 05/08/17 for the charges of Driving Under the Influence #4, Driving with a Criminally Suspended License, Negligent Operation and Possession of Narcotics.


The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

 

LODGED - LOCATION: Chittenden County Correctional Center     

BAIL: $2500

MUG SHOT: No

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Chittenden Superior

COURT DATE/TIME: 05/08/2017     0830 hours   

 

*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.