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July 27, 2017

Rutland Barracks / DUI / Criminal DLS

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

                                                                                                                     

 

 

CASE#: 17B403949

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Zachery Freire

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: July 27, 2017 / approximately 1554 hours

LOCATION: US RT 7, Rutland Town, VT

VIOLATION: DUI #1 (Drugs) / 23 V.S.A. 1201 (a)(1) & Criminal DLS / 23 V.S.A. 674

 

ACCUSED: James E. Gawrys

AGE: 46

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Colchester, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 27, 2017 at approximately 1554 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks were notified of a vehicle operating erratically, traveling south on US RT 7, from the Town of Brandon. Troopers located the vehicle and observed it swerving within the southbound lane of travel. Troopers initiated a motor vehicle stop with the vehicle in the area of US RT 7 in Rutland Town. The operator was identified as James E. Gawrys, of Colchester, VT. Investigation revealed Gawrys’ privileged to operate a motor vehicle was suspended criminally in the State of Vermont. Additionally, Gawrys displayed signs of impairment and was screened for DUI. He was subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI Drugs, and transported to the Rutland City Police Department where he was processed for DUI. Gawrys was further cited and released to appear before the Rutland County Superior Court at a later time and date.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Cited and released

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: August 14th, 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.