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November 11, 2019

Shaftsbury Barracks/ DUI & Cruelty to a Child


VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 19B303788
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Colin Shepley                            
STATION: Shaftsbury Barracks                     
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 11/10/2019 at approximately 1450 hours.
INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 346 @ Cedar Hill Road Pownal, Vermont
VIOLATION: DUI #1 & Cruelty to a Child

ACCUSED: Courtney L. Volkmer                                               
AGE: 32
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bennington, Vermont

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time, Vermont State Police were dispatched to a one car motor vehicle crash on Route 346 in the Town of Pownal. While speaking with the operator (Volkmer) Troopers observed signs of alcohol impairment.

After conducting standardized field sobriety tests Volkmer was arrested for suspicion of DUI. Volkmer was also charged with cruelty to a child as her one year old child was in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

Volkmer was processed at the Shaftsbury State Police Barracks and later released with a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division on 11/25/2019 at 0815 hours.

COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE/TIME: 11/25/2019 at 0815 hours.             
COURT: Vermont Superior Court Bennington Criminal Division
LODGED - LOCATION: Released with citation    
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

*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.