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June 13, 2017

Shaftsbury Barracks/Contempt

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17b301858

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Lauren Ronan                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                      

CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: June 13th 2017 1100 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: (Farm Rd Arlington)

VIOLATION: Violation of Conditions

 

ACCUSED: Diane Wechter                                               

AGE: 69

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Arlington VT

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On June 13th 2017 at 1100 hours Troopers responded to Diane Wechter's residence in Arlington.  A friend of Wechter's was concerned for her welfare and requested police check on her.  Arlington Rescue also responded to her home.  During the course of the welfare check, Wechter displayed signs of impairment.  Wechter has conditions of release from the court stemming from a DUI charge.  She was ordered by the court not to consume alcohol.  Wechter was arrested for violating her conditions of release.  She was later released and scheduled to appear in Bennington County Criminal Court on June 26th 2017 at 0815 hours.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: June 26th 2017  0815           

COURT: Bennington

LODGED - LOCATION: na    

BAIL:na

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 Lauren Ronan

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Barracks

96 Airport Rd, Shaftsbury VT 05262

Fax (802)442-3263

Phone (802)442-5421