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June 9, 2017

Derby Barracks / DUI 2, Negligent Operation

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A502247

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Daniel Lynch                             

STATION: Derby                

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 6/9/17, approximately 1950 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: I-91N, Derby

VIOLATION: DUI 2, Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Shawn Britt                                               

AGE: 36

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Orleans, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 6/9/17 at approximately 1950 hours, VSP-Derby Troopers received a “be on the lookout,” called in by another motorist, for an erratic operator who was tailgating and weaving around traffic on I-91N in Derby.  Troopers responded to and positioned themselves in U-turns on the interstate, and observed the vehicle traveling north on I-91 near exit 28.  The vehicle was observed to still be operating erratically, weaving across lanes of travel and into the shoulder.

 

A stop of the vehicle was effected near exit 28 and the operator was identified as Shawn Britt.  Numerous indicators of impairment were observed about Britt.  He was screened and subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.

 

Follow up with the complainant indicated Britt had been operating his vehicle in a negligent manner.  As a result of this and troopers’ observations, Britt was processed and released with a citation to appear in court for suspicion of DUI 2 and negligent operation.  Multiple civil violations were issued as well.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 6/27/17, 0830           

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: NA

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

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the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.