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Man faces DUI 2 charges

WOODFORD — A Woodford woman is facing a DUI #2 charge pending the results of a toxicology analysis following a single-vehicle crash on Sunday, according to Vermont State Police.

On Sept. 15, Charlotte Rogers, 73, driving a Jeep Compass northbound on Old Harbour Road, left the road and struck a utility police, police said.

Rogers was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center for evaluation, according to police.

Rogers has been scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 4 to answer the charge, pending the result of the analysis, police said.

Police: Three cars totaled in Woodford crash

WOODFORD — A Bennington man driving east on Route 9 Monday afternoon drifted into the opposite lane, forcing another car into a guardrail, according to a Vermont State Police, Shaftsbury Barracks news release.

The driver of the second car, attempting to regain control, collided with a third vehicle, police said. All three vehicles were totaled and needed to be towed from the scene.

No tickets were issued, according to the release.

The driver of the first car, Dalton Bordeaux, 47, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.

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Police: Kansas man drove drunk, crashed car

READSBORO — A Kansas man who crashed his vehicle on Saturday night has been accused by law enforcement of driving under the influence, according to the Vermont State Police, Shaftsbury Barracks.

On Sept. 14, Robby Compton, 48, was driving north on King Hill Road when his vehicle drove off the road, striking a culvert and causing the vehicle to flip, police said. The vehicle, which suffered heavy damage, landed upright facing west.

Compton suffered a head injury and minor scrapes, police said. He was transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center.

Compton was issued a citation to appear in Bennington County Superior Court on Nov. 4 to answer the DUI charge.

Police: Pownal man accused of fourth DUI

POWNAL — A Pownal man drove drunk for the fourth time and with a suspended license on Tuesday night, violating conditions of his release, according to a Vermont State Police, Shaftsbury Barracks news release.

After troopers determined that William Brown, 36, was not present at a location specified by his court-ordered curfew, they found him operating a vehicle and detected clues indicating impairment, according to the release.

A judge set bail on Brown in the amount of $10,000 cash or surety bond. Brown was scheduled to appear in Bennington County Superior Court on Wednesday to answer the charges.

— Staff Reports


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