Woman charged with DUI with child in car

Staff report

SHAFTSBURY — A local woman faces charges after police said she was involved in a crash while under the influence of alcohol and had a young child in the vehicle.

State Police Sgt. Jesse Robson reported that he investigated a single-vehicle crash on Elm Street in Shaftsbury at around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday and found that the vehicle had left the scene after damaging a road sign.

Robson said he investigated and contacted the woman, identified as the driver, Robyn Fleming, 33, of Shaftsbury, at a nearby residence.

He said Fleming was cited for DUI, leaving the scene of a crash and reckless endangerment of a child because a 2-year-old child was a passenger in the vehicle.     


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