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July 13, 2017

Derby Press Release - DUI & VCR

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:17A502816                                                           

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Mikkola

STATION: Derby                                              

CONTACT#: 802-334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 07/13/2017 @ 1611 hours

STREET: US Route 5

TOWN: Coventry

WEATHER: cloudy           

ROAD CONDITIONS: wet

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Frank Villegas

AGE: 29     

SEAT BELT? Y

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Westfield, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2005

VEHICLE MAKE: Ford

VEHICLE MODEL: Focus

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1:Front end/ passenger side panels

INJURIES: no

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were notified of a one vehicle

crash on US Route 5 in the Town of Coventry, Vermont, just south of Airport

Road. Upon arrival, Troopers spoke with the operator of the vehicle, Frank

Villegas. Investigation revealed Villegas traveled off the traveled portion of

the roadway while traveling north. Further investigation revealed Villegas to be

under the influence of intoxicants and was subsequently arrested for DUI.

Troopers were later notified that Villegas had a current set of conditions of

release, one of which he could not drink alcohol. Villegas is scheduled to

appear in Orleans County Court to answer to the charges of DUI and Violation of

Conditions of Release.

 

 

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Orleans

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/01/2017 0830 hours

 

 

*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.

 

Thank You,

 

Trooper Joshua Mikkola

Vermont State Police

Troop A – Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, Vermont 05829

Joshua.Mikkola@vermont.gov

802-334-8881