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August 1, 2017

Williston Barracks/DUI

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE


MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#: 17A103447   
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trp. Thomas Howard
STATION: VSP Williston   
CONTACT#: 802-878-7111


DATE/TIME: 08/01/17 at approx. 0158 hours
STREET: I89 SB
TOWN: Williston
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER: MM 82
WEATHER: Clear 
ROAD CONDITIONS: Dry


VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Lacross, Edward
AGE: 66 yrs     
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Berlin, VT


VEHICLE YEAR: 2010
VEHICLE MAKE: Honda
VEHICLE MODEL: Accord
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front End and undercarriage
INJURIES: None


SUMMARY OF CRASH:
Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle collision on I89 SB near MM 82.  Upon arriving it was determined that Lacross had drifted off the western side of the roadway and traveled approx. 300 feet parallel to the interstate before becoming stuck in a marshy area.  The vehicle was noted to be approx. 25 feet from the road edge and behind the metal guard-rail.

  

Further investigation determined Lacross had been consuming alcoholic beverages prior to operation.  He was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI and transported back to the Williston Barracks for processing.  He was later released and scheduled to appear in court to answer to the charges of Driving While Under the Influence.


LODGED - LOCATION: No 
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Y
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT: Chittenden Superior Court
COURT DATE/TIME: 08/22/2017     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.



Sgt. Bob Lucas

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Patrol Commander

Troop "A" Williston Barracks

(802)878-7111

robert.j.lucas@vermont.gov