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January 27, 2020

New Haven Barracks/ DUI #3/ DUI #1

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

NEWS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 20B5000256
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr. Sean Hauter                            
STATION: New Haven                      
CONTACT#: (802)388-4919

DATE/TIME: 01/26/20, 1753 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: VT Route 22A, Shorham, VT

ACCUSED: Neil Freeman                                                
AGE: 47
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shorham, VT
VIOLATION: DUI #3

ACCUSED: Jason Babcock                                              
AGE: 40
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Shorham, VT
VIOLATION: DUI #1

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 01/26/20 at approximately 1753 hours, Troopers responded to a report of a car off the road on VT Route 22A in the Town of Shorham. Investigation revealed Neil Freeman (47) and Jason Babcock (40) of Shorham, VT had each been in total physical control of the vehicle just prior to the Troopers' arrival.

While speaking with Freeman and Babcock, indicators of impairment were detected. Both Freeman and Babcock were screened and subsequently placed under arrest for DUI.

Freeman and Babcock were transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing. At the conclusion of processing, Freeman and Babcock were issued citations to appear in Addison County Superior Court, Criminal Division, to answer to the charges of DUI #3 and DUI #1, respectively.

COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: Freeman: 02/10/20, 1230 hours; Babcock: 03/23/20, 1230 hours            
COURT: Addison
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A      
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: Freeman- INCLUDED; Babcock: NOT AVAILABLE




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