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July 31, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/ DUI #1

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B302511

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Trooper Raymond Witkowski                            

STATION: Shaftsbury                    

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 07/30/2017, 1935 hours

LOCATION: US Route 7, Pownal, Vermont

VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence #1

 

ACCUSED:  Timothy M. Belville                                

AGE: 57

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, VT

 

VICTIM: N/A

AGE: N/A

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On July 30th 2017, VSP Shaftsbury Troopers were on patrol on US Route 7 in Pownal, when a motor vehicle stop was initiated on a vehicle for an expired inspection sticker. While speaking with the operator, identified as Timothy M. Belville, indicators of impairment were observed. After screening, Belville was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Shaftsbury State Police barracks for processing.

 

While at the barracks for processing, Belville was fingerprinted and photographed. Belville was issued a citation to appear before the Bennington County Superior Court on August 21st 2017 at 0815 hours to answer to the charge of DUI #1.

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE:  08/21/2017, 0815 AM

COURT: Bennington County Superior Court

LODGED: NO

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: YES

 

*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 Raymond Witkowski

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road, Shaftsbury, VT

(802)442-5421

raymond.witkowski@vermont.gov