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March 20, 2020

New Haven Barracks / DUI #1

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#: 20B500715                                            

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Josh Gurwicz

STATION: New Haven Barracks                                 

CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: 03/19/2020 at approximately 2020 hours

STREET: VT Route 17

TOWN: Starksboro

LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: Gore Rd.

WEATHER: Clear

ROAD CONDITIONS: Blacktop, dry    

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Robert Warner Jr.

AGE: 33     

SEAT BELT: Unk.

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Burlington, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 2011

VEHICLE MAKE: Lincoln

VEHICLE MODEL: MKX

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Moderate, Front End Contact Damage

INJURIES: None

HOSPITAL: N/A

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

 

On March 19, 2020 at approximately 2020 hours, the Vermont State Police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle crash on VT RT 17 in the Town of Starksboro. Upon arrival, the operator was identified as Robert Warner Jr., 33, of Burlington, VT. Investigation revealed prior to the crash, Warner was traveling south on Gore Rd. Warner struck a posted stop sign on Gore Rd. and subsequently traveled across the intersection with VT Route 17 into a marsh. Warner and his passenger were not injured.

 

While speaking with Warner, several signs of alcohol impairment were observed. Warner was screened, taken into custody for suspicion of DUI, and transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing. At the conclusion of processing, Warner was issued a citation to appear before the Addison Superior Court Criminal Division to answer the charge of Title 23 VSA 1201 "Operating under the influence of intoxicants or other substance."  Warner was later released to a responsible sober party.

 

The Vermont State Police were assisted on scene by Bristol Rescue, Starksboro Fire Department and Starksboro First Response.

 

Vermont Civil Violation Complaint: Pending

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A          

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Y

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT: Addison Superior Court Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: April 6, 2020 at 1230 hours

 

 

 

*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.