Press Release

Want to receive our press releases in your email?

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

Man Arrested for DLS and Felony DUI During GHSP DUI Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/06/2018 9:08 AM

Incident: 18WHC003652
Date: 07/05/2018
Location: Marlboro Rd, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle
Assisting Deputy: Dep. Joshua Parro

Accused: Benjamin S. Palmer
Age: 42
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, VT

Charges: Driving Under the Influence (3 Offense), Driving with a Criminally Suspended License

Description: On July 5th 2018 at approximately 0307 hours a deputy who was assigned to the Governor's Highway Safety DUI campaign aimed to remove impaired operators from the roadway arrested Benjamin S. Palmer, 42, of Brattleboro.

Palmer's vehicle was stopped on Marlboro Rd after the deputy observed several violations. After making contact with Palmer, standardized field sobriety tests were administered. At the conclusion of the tests Palmer was arrested for DUI (3rd offense). It was furthermore discovered that Palmer's license was criminally suspended in the State of Vermont from a previous DUI.

Palmer was processed at the Brattleboro Police Department and released on citation to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 07/24/2018
Bail: N/a



###