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August 4, 2017

WILLISTON BARRACKS // DUI-#1, Excessive Speed, Neg Op

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17A103498

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Howard                             

STATION: Williston Barracks                 

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: August 3, 2017 at approximately 1914 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 128 // Osgood Hill Road, Westford, VT

VIOLATION: DUI-#1, Excessive Speed, Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: Maxwell Graves                                               

AGE: 25

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fairfax, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On August 3, 2017, at approximately 1914 hours, Troopers were traveling south on

Route 128 when they observed a vehicle traveling well in excess of the posted 40

MPH speed limit north of Osgood Hill Road in the Town of Westford. Troopers

activated their radar speed measuring device and registered a speed of 71 MPH.

The vehicle was subsequently stopped and the operator was identified as Maxwell

Graves.

 

While speaking with Graves an odor of intoxicants was detected. Graves performed

Standard Field Sobriety Exercises (SFSEs) and was then taken into custody for

suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Graves was transported to

the Williston Police Department for processing. Graves was later released on

citation to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court, Criminal Division, on

August 24, 2017 for the above listed charges.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: August 24, 2017 at 0830 hours            

COURT: Chittenden County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N    

BAIL: N

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED IMAGE

 

 

 

*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.