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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Two Men Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/30/2017 7:06 PM

Incident: 17WHC003906, 17WHC003907
Date: 08/19/2017
Location: Putney
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Joshua Parro, Deputy First Class Ian Tuttle

#1
Accused: Steven P. Knight
Age: 38
City & State of Residence: Westminster, VT
Charges: Driving Under the Influence

#2
Accused: Gilbert J. Ramirez
Age: 56
City & State of Residence: Westminster, VT
Charges: Driving Under the Influence, Violation of Conditions of Release

Description: On August 19th, 2017 the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested two men for Driving Under the Influence after a traffic stop.

At approximately 1936 hours, Deputy Parro stopped Knight's vehicle on Main Street in Putney for a motor vehicle violation. Subsequent investigation at the scene led to the arrest of Knight.

Deputy First Class Tuttle was called to assist at the scene. At approximately 2109 hours, Ramirez arrived to the scene to pick up a passenger in Knight's vehicle. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Ramirez for Driving Under the Influence and Violation of Conditions of Release. Ramirez had conditions set by the court that prohibited the consumption of alcohol.

Knight and Ramirez were cited into Vermont Superior Court - Windham Criminal Division at a later date to answer the charges.



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