Pownal woman charged with DUI, drug possession

Saturday March 2, 2013

BENNINGTON -- Police cited a Pownal woman Thursday afternoon with driving under the influence of drugs and possession of narcotics after her involvement in a two-vehicle crash.

According to Vermont State Trooper Lewis Hatch, Cassidie R. Harrington, 26, of Pownal, was driving a Chevrolet Tracker on Route 7 at 4:19 p.m. behind an Audi AA8, being driven by Joan Charbonneau, also of Pownal. Hatch wrote that Harrington was following too closely behind Charbonneau and their vehicles collided, causing minor damage. No one was injured.

According to Hatch, Harrington was driving under the influence of narcotics and was in possession of them without a valid persciption. Police did not identify the type of drugs Harrington was under the influence of nor in posession of and Hatch could not be reached Friday.

Harrington was cited to appear in Bennington Superior Court Criminal Division on April 29.


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