Police encountered less unsafe driving this Fourth of July weekend but did respond to two fatal crashes, including one involving a lawn mower operator, according to state police. The Independence Day holiday is one of the deadliest of the year because of drunken driving, police said. Officers responded to 61 car crashes this year, up […]
Editor’s note: This article was written by Jennifer Hersey Cleveland of The Caledonian Record, in which it was first published Oct. 2, 2013. NEWPORT — The mayor of Newport pleaded guilty to a second offense of drunken driving Tuesday in Orleans Superior Court-Criminal Division and was sentenced to serve 200 hours of community service. Mayor […]
Gov. Peter Shumlin has hired Robert Sand, who has been the state’s attorney in Windsor County for the last 15 years, to develop a DUI treatment court system in Vermont. DUI courts put “high risk” offenders — people with an addiction and/or a prior conviction — in treatment programs and requires them to regularly report […]
Salmon himself was stopped in 2009 while driving just over the legal limit and knows first-hand how a good night can turn bad.