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June 7, 2018

VSP Westminster / DUI, Negligent operation

VSP PRESS RELEASE

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

CASE#: 18B103337

TROOPER: John Waitekus                            

STATION: VSP Westminster                     

CONTACT#: (802) 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 06-06-18 at 1959 hours.

INCIDENT LOCATION: RT 30 at Upper Dummerston Rd.

VIOLATION: DUI / Negligent Operation

 

ACCUSED: John L. Ruske                                     

AGE: 64

TOWN: Dummerston

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 06-06-18 at 1959 hours, VT State Police received a 911 call reporting a single vehicle rollover crash. After the rollover and with the vehicle virtually totaled, the operator John Ruske, 64, of Newfane managed to continue from the scene. Ruske stopped a short distance down the road after realizing he had a flat tire. Troopers responded and found Ruske displaying multiple indicators of impairment. Ruske was arrested at the scene for DUI and negligent operation. Ruske was processed at the Brattleboro Police Dept.  Ruske will answer to the charges in VT Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division, on 06-26-18. The Brattleboro Police, Windham County Sherriff’s Dept. Brattleboro Fire Dept. and A’s towing assisted at the scene. 

 

COURT ACTION: YES

COURT DATE/TIME: 06-26-18 at 0800 hours.           

COURT: VT Superior Court Windham Criminal Division

LODGED: NO       

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: Attached

 

Trooper John Waitekus 

Vermont State Police - Westminster

1330 Westminster Heights Rd. Putney VT. 05346

Tel. (802) 722-4600