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August 12, 2018

Rutland Barracks / DUI

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 18B403990

TROOPER RANK/FULL Name: Trooper Ryan Gardner

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 08/12/18, at approximately 0027 hours

LOCATION:  Tozier Hill Rd in the Town of Pittsfield, Vermont

VIOLATION: DUI #1- 23 VSA 1201

ACCUSED: Lester Duda

AGE: 69

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Stamford, Connecticut

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On August 12th, 2018, at approximately 0027 hours, Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Tozier Hill Road in the Town of Pittsfield.  Investigation revealed Lester Duda, age 69, of Stamford, Connecticut, was traveling west on Tozier Hill, when he drove off the side of the roadway into an embankment.  During the crash investigation, Duda displayed several indicators of impairment and was screened for driving under the influence.  Duda was subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence and transported to the Rutland Barracks for processing.  After processing, Duda was issued a citation to appear in Rutland Superior Court, Criminal Division.

 

The Vermont State Police were assisted by the Killington Police Department.

 

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: No

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: 08/27/18 at 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.