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November 9, 2019

St. Albans // Crash/DUI/Wanted Person


STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

CASE#:19A205417                           
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Boudreau
STATION: St. Albans       
CONTACT#: 802 524 5993

DATE/TIME: 11/9/2019 at
STREET: VT 78 
TOWN: Highgate
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: St. Armand Rd.
INTERSTATE MILE MARKER:
WEATHER: Partly Cloudy
ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet

VEHICLE #1
OPERATOR: Dawn Densmore
AGE:   67  
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Highgate, VT

VEHICLE YEAR: 2015       
VEHICLE MAKE: Toyota
VEHICLE MODEL: Corolla
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Front end Damage
INJURIES: none

VEHICLE #2
OPERATOR: Christopher M Smith
AGE:  42
SEAT BELT? Y
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: St. Albans, Vt

VEHICLE YEAR: 2018 Ford Escape
VEHICLE MAKE: Ford
VEHICLE MODEL: Escape
DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #2: Left quarter panel / Strut damage
INJURIES: None




SUMMARY OF CRASH:

On November 9, 2019 at approximately 1000 hours, Vermont Fish & Wildlife notified Vermont State Police of a two vehicle crash that occurred on Route 78 near St. Armand Rd. Video footage from Desorcie's Market. Indicated that the operator of vehicle #1 failed to stop completely at Lamkin St. before entering the intersection of 78 and St Armand Rd.  Warden Thiel advised that the operator of vehicle 2, Christopher Smith appeared to be under the influence. Dispatch also advised that Smith had a warrant out for his arrest.  Smith was subsequently place under arrest for DUI and processed at the St. Albans Barracks and served a citation to appear in Franklin County Court on 12/23/2019 to answer to the charge of DUI.  Smith was transported to Northwest State Correctional Facility held on $500 bail for the arrest warrant.




LODGED - LOCATION: Northwest State Correctional Facility for the Arrest Warrant
MUG SHOT: Y
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT:  Franklin Count
COURT DATE/TIME: 12/23/2019   at  1300 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.


Trooper Seth Boudreau
Vermont State Police
St. Albans Barracks
140 Fisher Pond Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
(802) 524-5993