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April 7, 2020

NEW HAVEN BARRACKS / DUI #2 / VCOR

VSP News Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 20B500847

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Christopher Hein                            

STATION: New Haven Barracks                      

CONTACT#: 802-388-4919

 

DATE/TIME: April 6, 2020, at approximately, 1050 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Jiffy Convenience Store, US Route 7, New Haven, VT

VIOLATION: "Operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or other

substance," a violation of Title 23 VSA 1201 and "Release, designation;

sanctions," a violation of Title 13 VSA 7559.

 

ACCUSED: Scott Lee                                               

AGE: 49

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Charlotte, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On April 6, 2020, at approximately 1050 hours, the Vermont

State Police were advised of a male subject unresponsive in a vehicle at the

Jiffy Convenience Store in New Haven, VT. Further investigation revealed the subject was at the time in actual physical control of the motor vehicle. The operator was identified as Scott Lee (49) of Charlotte, VT. Lee was screened by members of the Bristol Rescue Squad and released into the custody of the State Police. While speaking with Lee, Troopers observed and detected several signs of drug impairment. Subsequently, Lee was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.

 

Lee was then transported to the New Haven Barracks for processing. At the

conclusion of processing, Lee was issued a criminal citation to appear before

the Addison Superior Court Criminal Division on July 20, 2020. Lee was later

released into the custody of a sober party.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: July 20, 2020, at 1230 hours            

COURT: Addison Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A    

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: NOT AVAILABLE

 

 

 

 

*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.

 

Trooper Christopher Hein

New Haven Barracks, B Troop

Vermont State Police

802-388-4919  x2768

Christopher.hein@vermont.gov