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May 26, 2017

VSP Traffic Operations - DUI 2nd

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:17B202197

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:Sgt John Helfant                             

STATION: VSP-Traffic Operations                    

CONTACT#:8025227262

 

DATE/TIME:May 26, 2017 @ 1947hrs

INCIDENT LOCATION: North Windsor St, Royalton, VT

VIOLATION:DUI 2nd

 

ACCUSED:  Jeffrey Jones                                             

AGE:46

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:Randolph, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: State Police stopped a green Chevy Tracker on North Windsor St, Royalton for speeding and following too closely. During the stop State Police observed signs of impairment on the operator and lone occupant, Jeffrey Jones. Jones conducted sobriety tests which indicated that he was impaired. Jones has a prior DUI conviction. Jones was arrested for DUI 2nd, processed at VSP Royalton and released on citation to appear in Windsor Superior Court on June 13, 2017.

 

SSgt John Helfant

Vermont State Police

Traffic Operations

2777 St. George Rd

Williston, VT 05495

(802)522-7262