Killington-Rutland Weekend VSP Check-Points Yield DUI’s

Vermont State Police Press Release
CASE Numbers:
12C105239; 12C105249; 12C105244; 12C105245; 12C105251; 12C105255
TROOPER: Senior Trooper Aron McNeil
STATION: Rutland
CONTACT#: 802-773-9101
DATE/TIME:  09/29/2012 until 09/30/2012
LOCATION: Rutland County
VIOLATION: Six Separate DUI Arrests Rutland County

ACCUSED:

1: 09/29/2012 @ 1745 hours. 12C105239 – Ryan Shute Age 25 of Statton Island, New York.

2: 09/29/2012 @ 1934 hours. 12C105249 – Christopher Richards Age 47 of Rutland, Vermont.

3: 09/29/2012 @ 1948 hours. 12C105244 – Patrick Cipolla Age 49 of Miami, Florida.

4: 09/29/2012 @ 2152 hours. 12C105245 – Steven Martin Age 41 of Epping, New Hampshire.

5: 09/29/2012 @ 2259 hours. 12C105251 – Duane Laughlin Age 21 of Brandon, Vermont.

6: 09/30/2012 @ 0115 hours. 12C105255 – William Meagher Age 56 of Granby, Connecticut.

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

Between 1745 hours on 09/29/2012 and 0115 hours on 09/30/2012 Members of the Vermont State Police conducted routine traffic enforcement in the Rutland County area.  Between these hours a total of six separate DUI Offenders were located.  These Offenders are described as follows:

1: 09/29/2012 @ 1745 hours.  12C105239 – Ryan Shute Age 25 of Statton Island, New York. Shute was arrested for DUI after he struck another vehicle in traffic on Killington Road in the Town of Killington, Vermont.  Shute initially left the scene, however he returned while the crash was being investigated.  It was determined at the scene Shute had consumed alcohol prior to operating a vehicle on this date.  He was screened for DUI, arrested, and processed at the Rutland Barracks.  He will appear in Rutland Superior Court (Criminal Division) on October 15, 2012.  Shute had been consuming alcohol at the Killington Brew Fest on this date.

2: 09/29/2012 @ 1934 hours 12C105249 – Christopher Richards Age 47 of Rutland, Vermont.  Richards was arrested for DUI after he was located pulled over on the side of Grove Street in the City of Rutland, Vermont.  Laughlin was preparing to leave the Rutland Country Club.  It was determined at the scene Laughlin had consumed alcohol prior to operating a vehicle on this date.  He was screened for DUI, arrested, and processed at the Rutland Barracks.  He will appear in Rutland Superior Court (Criminal Division) on October 15, 2012.

3: 09/29/2012 @ 1948 hours.  12C105244 – Patrick Cipolla Age 49 of Miami, Florida.  Cipolla was arrested for DUI after he was stopped on Killington Road in the Town of Killington, Vermont.  Cipolla was stopped for a defective equipment violation.   It was determined at the scene Cipolla had consumed alcohol prior to operating a vehicle on this date.  He was screened for DUI, arrested, and processed at the Rutland Barracks.  He will appear in Rutland Superior Court (Criminal Division) on October 15, 2012.  Cipolla had been consuming alcohol at a local Killington Bar on the Killington Road.

4: 09/29/2012 @ 2152 hours. 12C105245 – Steven Martin Age 41 of Epping, New Hampshire.  Martin was arrested for DUI after he crashed his vehicle into an embankment on Vermont Route 100 in the Town of Pittsfield, Vermont.  Martin was not injured as a result of his crash.  It was determined at the scene Martin had consumed alcohol prior to operating a vehicle on this date.  He was screened for DUI, arrested, and processed at the Rutland Barracks.  He will appear in Rutland Superior Court (Criminal Division) on October 15, 2012.  Martin had been consuming alcohol at a local bar in the Town of Pittsfield, Vermont.

5: 09/29/2012 @ 2259 hours.  12C105251 – Duane Laughlin Age 21 of Brandon, Vermont.  Laughlin was arrested for DUI after he was stopped on Killington Road in the Town of Killington, Vermont.  Laughlin had stopped his vehicle behind a closed business in the Town of Killington, to allow a passenger of his car to vomit.  This drew the attention of a Liquor Control Inspector, who assisted a State Trooper by Stopping the vehicle on Killington Road.  It was determined at the scene Laughlin had consumed alcohol prior to operating a vehicle on this date.  He was screened for DUI, arrested, and processed at the Rutland City Police Department.  He will appear in Rutland Superior Court (Criminal Division) on October 15, 2012.  Cipolla had been consuming alcohol at the Killington Brew Fest.

6: 09/30/2012 @ 0115 hours 12C105255 – William Meagher Age 56 of Granby, Connecticut.  Meagher was arrested for DUI after he was stopped for speeding on Killington Road.  It was determined at the scene Meagher had consumed alcohol prior to operating a vehicle on this date.  He was screened for DUI, arrested, and processed at the Rutland Barracks.  He will appear in Rutland Superior Court (Criminal Division) on October 15, 2012.  Meagher had been consuming alcohol at the Killington Brew Fest

One response to this post.

  1. Based on this limited snapshot, one might conclude that only men drive drunk in Vermont, but most of them are from out of state and old enough to know bettter

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