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July 3, 2020

Middlesex Barracks/Saturation Patrol

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

SATURATION PATROL

 

On July 2nd, 2020 between the hours of 5:00 pm and 12:00 am, Troopers from the Middlesex State Police Barracks conducted a saturation patrol on I-89 and the surrounding towns in Washington and Orange County.  The purpose of the patrol was to detect and identify aggressive drivers while enforcing the motor vehicle laws and promoting safe driving.

Details:

  • Troopers involved: 6
  • Number of traffic stops: 29
  • Number of traffic tickets issued: 25
  • Number of written warnings issued: 11

    Highlights

    - One operator was arrested for DUI.

    - Numerous operator's were issued tickets for exceeding the authorized speed limit.

    The Vermont State Police would like to remind all motorists to drive responsibility, utilize a sober driver, plan ahead, put their phones down and keep their heads up while driving especially as we move into this holiday weekend.