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Poultney man cited for DUI in Danby crash

DANBY — Vermont State Police said they have cited a Poultney man on suspicion of driving under the influence in connection with a single-vehicle crash in Danby on Saturday.

Police said at about 4:26 p.m. on Saturday, they responded to a crash in the vicinity of Raymond Road in Danby.

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Upon arrival, police said they found a pickup truck operated by Ethan Staples, 27, of Poutney, in a river.

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Police said Staples showed signs of impairment and was screened for DUI on scene. He was taken into custody, transported to the state police barracks in Rutland for processing, and cited to appear at Rutland Superior Court, Criminal Division, on November 25.

The Danby Fire Department assisted at the scene, police said.

Shaftsbury man ordered to appear on DUI citation

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MT. TABOR — Vermont State Police said a Shasftsbury man has been ordered to appear in court after being cited for suspicion of driving while under the influence.

State police said they responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 7 in Mt. Tabor on Friday just before 10 p.m. Upon arrival, police said they found a truck operated by Luke A. Godin, 55, of Shaftsbury, off the roadway.

According to police, Godin showed signs of impairment, was screened for DUI at the scene, and was taken into custody. Police said he was transported to the Rutland state police barracks for processing, cited to appear at Rutland Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and released to a sober party.

Police said they were assisted at the scene by the Danby Fire Department and the Rutland County Sheriff's Office.


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