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June 24, 2017

Derby Barracks / DUI, Negligent Operation

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A502533

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Daniel Lynch                           

STATION: Derby                     

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 6/24/17, 1735 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Beebe Rd, Derby

VIOLATION: DUI, negligent operation

 

ACCUSED: Michael Hinton                                              

AGE: 61

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 6/24/17 at approximately 1735 hours, VSP-Derby troopers were dispatched to a report of an erratic operator on Beebe Rd who was being followed by a concerned citizen.  The operator was reported to be unable to maintain their lane of travel and to have left the roadway multiple times.  Troopers responded to the area and located Michael Hinton in the suspect vehicle, parked off the roadway near Beebe Rd.

 

Hinton was screened for impairment, and field sobriety exercises indicated he was impaired.  Hinton was taken into custody and processed at the VSP-Derby Barracks.  He was released to a sober adult with a citation to appear in court for suspicion of DUI and negligent operation.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 8/29/17, 0830   

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: NA

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

 

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