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May 23, 2017

St. Johnsbury Barracks/ DUI

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A402638

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Thompson                          

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-222-4680

 

DATE/TIME: 05-22-17 / 2029 Hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Brown Rd., Vershire

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Kristophere Perkins                                               

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Thetford, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 05-22-17, at approximately 2029 hours, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle off the road in Vershire. Upon arrival Troopers spoke with the driver, Perkins, who said that the throttle on his 1997 Ford Truck had stuck. Tire marks in the roadway indicated a vehicle had spun its tires prior to the point of impact. Perkins said that the stuck throttle caused his vehicle to go off the road. During the investigation Perkins showed signs of impairment and was arrest for suspicion of DUI. He was later released on a citation to appear.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 06-07-17 / 0800 AM          

COURT: Orange

LODGED - LOCATION: N    

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: Y

 

 

 

 

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