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June 23, 2017

St Johnsbury/ DUI

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A403271

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Jason Schlesinger                           

STATION: VSP- St Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 6/22/17 / 2113 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: 421 US Route 2 (Marty's First Stop) Danville

VIOLATION: DUI

 

ACCUSED: Aaron Cookson                                              

AGE: 42

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Barnet, Vt

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 6/22/17 Troopers stopped Aaron Cookson for a motor vehicle violation. Troopers learned that Coookson had consumed alcohol prior to operating the motor vehicle. Cookson was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported to the St Johnsbury barracks for processing. Cookson was released with a citation to appear at the Caledonia Superior Court on 7/10/17 to answer the charge of DUI. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 7/10/17 / 0830 hours           

COURT: Caledonia

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

 

 

 

 

*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 Jason Schlesinger

Vermont State Police

1068 US Route 5, Suite 1

St Johnsbury, VT 05819

(802) 748-3111