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May 21, 2017

ST. ALBANS BARRACKS / DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

CASE# 17A202350

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jay Riggen

STATION: St. Albans Barracks                   

CONTACT# (802) 524 5993

DATE / TIME: May 21, 2017, 0200 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Sheldon, VT

VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence  

ACCUSED:  Seth Morgan

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT

 

VICTIM:

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On May 21, 2017 at approximately 0230 hours Troopers assigned to the St. Albans Field Station responded to a single vehicle crash on Rice Hill Road in Sheldon, VT.  The subsequent investigation yielded that the operator, 35 year-old Seth Morgan of Highgate, VT, was driving his vehicle south on Rice Hill Road in Sheldon, VT prior to the crash.  Morgan lost control of his vehicle and impacted a tree on the west side of the roadway. 

Due to evidence harvested at the scene Troopers concluded that Morgan was operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. 

Morgan was transported to the Northwestern Medical Center for treatment.  He was issued a citation to appear in Franklin County District Court on 07/10/2017 at 1:00pm to answer the charge of Driving Under the Influence. 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Franklin County District Court

BAIL: None

MUG SHOT: No.