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July 3, 2017

St. Albans Barracks / Driving Under the Influence

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

CASE#: 17A203146                                    

TROOPER: Matt Conte

STATION: St. Albans                         

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: July 2nd, 2017 at 2213 Hours

STREET: Quarry Lane

TOWN: Highgate

CROSS STREET: Fortin Road

 

ACCUSED: John Smith

AGE: 42 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Peru, New York

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 2nd 2017, at 2213 hours members of the Vermont State Police received several 911 calls advising of a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner on Route 78 in the town of Swanton. A Trooper ultimately located the vehicle involved at a residence on Quarry Lane in the town of Highgate, and identified the operator as John Smith. Upon contacting Smith, it was suspected he had been operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Subsequent investigation revealed that Smith was in fact under the influence of alcohol at the time of operation. Smith was placed under arrest and brought to the St. Albans State Police Barracks for processing. Smith was charged with Driving Under the Influence and released with a citation to appear before Franklin Superior Court on August 14th 2017 in order to face the aforementioned charge. 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: August 14th, 2017 at 1300 Hours                   

COURT: Franklin

MUG SHOT: Attached