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December 28, 2019

SHAFTSBURY FIELD STATION/DUI ARREST/TOWN OF MANCHESTER

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 19B304318
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Justin Walker                            
STATION: Shaftsbury Field Station                      
CONTACT#: 802-442-5421

DATE/TIME: 12/27/19 @ 2345 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: 4455 Main Street, Manchester
VIOLATION: DUI

ACCUSED: David Barnum                                                
AGE: 62
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Norwood, NJ

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of
sexual assault or domestic violence.)
AGE:
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 12/27/19 at approximately 2345 hours Vermont State
Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2001 Jeep Cherokee for a equipment
violation on Main Street, Manchester. The vehicle was operated by David Barnum.
During the stop, troopers suspected Barnum to be under the influence of
intoxicating liquor.

Barnum showed several clues during field sobriety exercises and was subsequently
taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. Barnum was later released with a
citation to appear in Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division, to
answer to the charge of DUI.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: 01/13/2020            
COURT: Bennington County Superior Court, Criminal Division
LODGED - N/A LOCATION:      
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE




*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.


Tpr Justin Walker
Vermont State Police 'B' Troop
Shaftsbury Barracks
96 Airport Rd
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
802-442-5421