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June 17, 2017

PRESS RELEASE / ROYALTON / ARREST / DUI#3 REFUSAL - GROSS NEGLIGENT OPERATION

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#:  17B202539

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Joseph Pregent                           

STATION:     Royalton                

CONTACT#:        234-9933

 

DATE/TIME:        6-16-17

INCIDENT LOCATION: Interstate 89 in the Town of Hartford

VIOLATION:        DUI#3 Drug Refusal  Gross Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Aaron Gerald Wheeler                                              

AGE:      39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Perkinsville, VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On June 16, 2017 Vermont State Police received multiple calls about a blue vehicle that had been observed on Interstate 89 that was being operated in an erratic manner. 

 

The vehicle was stopped by a Trooper on Interstate 89 north in the Town of Hartford. The operator of the 2011 Hynundai was identified as Aaron Wheeler of Perkinsville, VT.

 

Wheeler was arrested without incident. Wheeler was later released on conditions to include appearing in Windsor Country Superior Court; Criminal Division on June 19, 2017 to answer to the charges of DUI#3 Refusal and Gross Negligent Operation.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME:  6-19-17 / 12:30PM          

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court; Criminal Division

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