Location: Main St, Saxtons River
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle
Assisting Officers: Dep. Joshua Parro, Bellows Falls Police Dept, Vermont State Police Westminster
Accused: Gordon R. Briggs Jr
City & State of Residence: Brownsville, Vermont
Charges: Driving Under the Influence, Gross Negligent Operation, Violation of Conditions of Release
Description: On June 16th, 2018 at approximately 2127 hours a Deputy who was assigned to a Party Patrol detail due to graduation was on Main St in the Village of Saxtons River. The deputy observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and clocked the vehicle on RADAR at 71 miles per hour in a posted 25 mile per hour zone. The deputy was not able to make contact with the vehicle right away but later found it and stopped it.
The operator was identified as Gordon R. Briggs Jr, 35, of Brownsville VT. Subsequent investigation at the scene led to the arrest of Briggs for DUI, GNO, and VCR. Briggs was also charged by the Vermont State Police on charges stemming from a case that they had started.
Briggs was ordered held and to appear at a later date in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.
The Windham County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Officers from the Bellows Falls Police Department and Troopers from the Vermont State Police.
Court Date: 06/18/2018