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December 16, 2019

Westminster barracks - DUI Drug arrest

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 19B107062

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sgt. Travis Valcourt                            

STATION: Westminster                 

CONTACT#: (802) 722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: 12/11/2019 2:49 PM

INCIDENT LOCATION: West River Rd (VT RT 30), Brattleboro

VIOLATION: DUI DRUGS, Possession of Heroin

 

ACCUSED: Jennifer M Muchler                                           

AGE: 49

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Jamaica, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On December 11, 2019 at approximately 2:49  pm, a member of the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle for erratic operation on West River Rd (VT RT 30)  in Brattleboro.  The female operator was identified as Jennifer M Muchler, 49, of Jamaica, VT. 

 

The Trooper, who is a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), observed signs of impairment on Ms Muchler. 

 

Ms. Muchler attempted sobriety tests roadside and was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI).  Ms. Muchler was subsequently administered a Drug Recognition Evaluation by a DRE who formed the option that he was impaired and incapable of operating a vehicle safely.   As a result of a consent search of Ms. Muchler’s vehicle, she was found to be in possession of a misdemeanor amount of heroin.

 

Ms. Muchler was subsequently processed at the State Police barracks in Westminster and released on a citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division for arraignment on January 28, 2020 at 8:00 am.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/28/2020        

COURT: Windham

LODGED - LOCATION: n/a    

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.