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January 31, 2020

Derby Barracks DUI Refusal

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT:

 

CASE #: 20A500436

 

TROOPER: Sgt. Debra Munson                 STATION: Derby                    CONTACT#: 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 1/31/2020 at 1749 hours

 

LOCATION (specific) VT RT 16 Barton, VT

 

VIOLATION: DUI Refusal

 

ACCUSED: Matthew Laferriere                         AGE:  41

 

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: West Burke, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

               On 1/31/2020 at 1749 hours, State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on VT RT 16 by the I-91 overpass in the town of Barton for a speed and equipment violation. The operator was identified as Matthew Laferriere and while speaking with him, State Police detected signs of impairment. Laferriere completed field sobriety exercises and was subsequently arrested for suspicion of DUI. Laferriere was transported to the Derby Barracks for processing where he refused to provide an evidentiary breath sample. Laferriere is to appear in Orleans County Court on 2/18/2020 at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of DUI Refusal.

 

Court Date: 2/18/2020 0830 hours

Prints: yes

Mugshot: see attached

Court: Orleans County Court

 

 

Sergeant Debra Munson

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

A-Troop Derby Barracks

35 Crawford Road

Derby, VT 05829

(802) 334-8881

(802) 498-8218

E-mail: Debra.Munson@vermont.gov