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June 11, 2017

FW: WILLISTON BARRACKS/ DUI #1

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A102605

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Bradley Miller                          

STATION:  Williston                  

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 6/10/2017 2111

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89N mile marker 84, Williston

VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence

 

ACCUSED: William Root                                            

AGE: 70

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlotte

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 6/10/2017 at approximately 2106 hours, Vermont State Police were advised of a vehicle traveling northbound on Interstate 89 failing to maintain its lane of travel. The vehicle was then said to have pulled into the Williston Rest Area. Troopers were able to locate the vehicle traveling northbound north of the rest area. Troopers then observed a motor vehicle violation and conducted a  traffic stop on the vehicle. The operator, William Root, showed signs of impairment. Further investigation found Root to be under the influence of alcohol. Root was then transported to the Williston State Police Barracks for processing. Root was later released with a citation to appear before Chittenden Superior Court for the offense of Driving Under the Influence #1.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 6/29/2017 0830 hours           

COURT: Chittenden

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

*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.

 

Trooper Bradley Miller

Vermont State Police Williston

2777 St. George Road

Williston, Vermont 05495

(802) 878-7111