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May 5, 2017

Shaftsbury Barracks/DUI # 3

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  17B301400

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Benjamin Barton                         

STATION:  Shaftsbury                   

CONTACT#:  (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME:  05/05/17-1324  Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town)  Ball Mountain Road at the intersection of VT RT 7A, Arlington, VT

VIOLATION:  Title 23 VSA 1201 (A)(2) #3-DUI # 3

 

ACCUSED:  Diane M. Wechter                                             

AGE:  69

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Arlington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 05/05/17 at approximately 1324 hours the Vermont State Police in Shaftsbury responded to a reported vehicle off the south side of Ball Mountain Road at the intersection of VT RT 7A in the town of Arlington, VT.  Police located a 2007 Toyota Camry and its operator Diane M. Wechter at this location.  Investigation determined Wechter had been consuming alcohol prior to traveling off the roadway.  Wechter was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.  Wechter was transported to the Shaftsbury barracks where she was processed.  Wechter was released on conditions of release.  As part of Wechter’s conditions she was ordered not to operate a motor vehicle, not to consume alcohol and to appear at the Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, Bennington Unit on 05/08/17 to answer to the charge of DUI # 3.

 

 

COURT ACTION:  Yes

COURT DATE/TIME:  05/08/17-1230 Hours        

COURT:  Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division, Bennington Unit

LODGED: N/A  

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT:  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.

 

 

Trooper Benjamin Barton

Vermont State Police – Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

Work: 802-442-5421

Fax: 802-442-3263

Email: Benjamin.Barton@vermont.gov