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February 1, 2020

Shaftsbury Barracks/ Saturation Patrol/ 2 Arrests

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

SATURATION PATROL

 

On January 31- February 1, 2020, between 2200 and 0200 hours, Troopers from Shaftsbury Barracks conducted saturation patrols in the towns of Winhall, Manchester and Arlington (VT).  Troopers focused their efforts on stopping and arresting individuals operating under the influence of alcohol and / or drugs. 

 

While on patrol, Troopers conducted 14 traffic stops, issuing 8 VCVC’s and 11 written warnings.  One (1) operator was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI).  Several other operators were screened for possible impairment.  A second operator was arrested for Negligent Operation. 

 

Details:

  • Troopers involved: 4
  • Number of traffic stops: 14
  • Number of traffic tickets issued: 8
  • Number of written warning issued: 11
  • Arrest: 2
  • Highlights:
    • Shawn P. Gallagher, age 33, of West Charleston (VT) was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
    • William F. Seitter, age 57, of Ridgewood (NJ) was arrested for Negligent Operation.

 

Sergeant Luke Hall/ Sergeant Seth Loomis

Patrol Commander

 

VERMONT STATE POLICE

Shaftsbury Barracks- Troop B

96 Airport Road,

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

 

Office: (802) 442-5421

Cell: (802)

Email: Lucas.Hall@Vermont.Gov