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December 23, 2019

Shaftsbury Barracks // DUI Drugs Refusal // DLS// Obstruction of Justice// Resisting Arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS INCIDENT

 

CASE#: 19B304270

TROOPER RANK/FULL Name: Trooper Shawn Sommers

STATION: VSP - Shaftsbury                  

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: December 22, 2019 at approximately 2357 hours

LOCATION:  Bacon Hollow Road, Sunderland, Vermont

VIOLATION:    1.) DUI / 23 VSA 1201 – Drugs Refusal

                         2.) DLS

                         3.) Obstruction of Justice

                         4.) Resisting Arrest

ACCUSED: Paige Wilkins

AGE: 35

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On December 22, 2019 at approximately 2357 hours Troopers from the Vermont State Police- Shaftsbury Barracks stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation on Bacon Hollow Road, in the Town of Sunderland. The operator was identified as Paige Wilkins. During the motor vehicle stop, Troopers discovered Wilkins’ privilege to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Vermont was criminally suspended.   After further investigation, Wilkins was taken into custody for DLS and suspicion of DUI. Wilkins was transported to the Shaftsbury Barracks for processing.  After processing, Wilkins was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for a court ordered evidentiary blood sample. While at SVMC, Wilkins physically refused to comply to the court order. Wilkins was issued a citation to appear at Bennington Superior Court- Criminal Division to answer to the above charges.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Attached

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: February 17, 2020 / 0815 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 Shawn Sommers

Vermont State Police

Shaftsbury Field Station

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury,VT 05262