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May 5, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks / DUI

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A402289

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Thompson                          

STATION: St. Johnsbury                   

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME:05-05-17 / 0054 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 91, mile marker 89 North

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Joseph Burns                                             

AGE: 28

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: North Haverhill, NH

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 05-05-17, at approximately 0053 hours, Vermont State Police conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation on I-91, in the town of Thetford. Investigation revealed the operator to be under the influence of alcohol. Burns was arrested for suspicion of DUI and released on a Citation. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 05-24-17 / 0800 Hours            

COURT: Orange

LODGED - LOCATION: N     

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: Y

 

 

 

 

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