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November 9, 2018

Rutland Barracks/ DUI/ Possession of a Controlled Substance

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 18B405520

TROOPER:     Katrina R. Ducharme                                                                     

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: November 9, 2018

LOCATION: Benson, VT

VIOLATION: DUI / Possession of a Controlled Substance

 

ACCUSED: Fletcher Johnston

AGE: 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Fair Haven, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On November 9, 2018, at 0140 hours, Troopers from the Rutland Barracks were dispatched to a suspicious complaint in the town of Benson (VT). Upon arrival of Troopers, they located a male later identified as Fletcher Johnston of Fair Haven, VT. 

 

It was discovered during the course of the investigation, that Johnston had crashed his vehicle and sustained injuries. Johnston was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment. Johnston showed signs of alcohol impairment and was processed for DUI. Johnston was also found to be in possession of an illegal substance.

 

The Vermont State Police were assisted by the Fair Haven Rescue and the Benson Fire Department on scene. Johnston was later released on citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court Rutland Criminal Division at a later date.

 

 

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division.

COURT DATE/TIME: January 14, 2018 at 0830

           

*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.