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May 10, 2017

Westminster/ DUI/ DLS

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B102815

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Jason Lengfellner                               

STATION: Westminster                     

CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 05/09/17 12:50 am

LOCATION: Bellows Falls Road Putney, VT

VIOLATION: DUI/ DLS

 

ACCUSED: Oscar Cruz                                               

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Putney, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 05/09/17 at approximately 12:08 am, members of the Vermont State Police responded to a residence on Bellows Falls Road in Putney, for the report of two male subjects fighting in the street. Prior to the arrival of the State Police, one subject, who was later identified as Oscar Cruz, 32, of Putney, VT, had left in a motor vehicle. While investigating the incident, Cruz returned to the residence. It was determined that Cruz was operating the motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and with a criminally suspended license. Cruz was subsequently arrested and transported to the Westminster State Police Barracks for processing. He was issued a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division to answer to the above charges. Investigation into the assault is still pending.   

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 05/10/17           

COURT: Windham Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION:  No    

BAIL: No

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

 

 

*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.