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July 10, 2017

St. Albans Barracks / Driving Under the Influence #4 and Violation of Conditions of Release

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

CASE#: 17A203267                                   

TROOPER: M. Conte

STATION: St. Albans                         

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: July 9th, 2017 at 2008 Hours

STREET: South Main Street

TOWN: St. Albans

CROSS STREET: Potter Avenue

 

ACCUSED: Richard Leahy  

AGE: 47

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, Vermont  

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 9th 2017, at 2008 hours members of the Vermont State Police received a 911 call advising of a possibly intoxicated driver operating on Route 7 in the town of Georgia. A Trooper ultimately located the vehicle involved on South Main Street in the town of St. Albans, and identified the operator as Richard Leahy. Upon contacting Leahy, it was suspected he had been operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Subsequent investigation revealed that Leahy was in fact under the influence of alcohol at the time of operation. Additionally, it was discovered that Leahy was under an active set of court conditions prohibiting the consumption of alcohol. Leahy was placed under arrest and brought to the St. Albans State Police Barracks for processing. Leahy was charged with Driving Under the Influence #4 and Violation of Conditions of Release. Leahy was lodged at the Northwest Correctional Facility, and ordered to appear before Franklin Superior Court on July 10th 2017 in order to face the aforementioned charges. 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: July 10th, 2017 at 1300 Hours                   

COURT: Franklin

MUG SHOT: Attached