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Corporal Chad Bean Montpelier Police Department 1 Pitkin Court, Montpelier, VT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 07, 2017
Wrong Way Driver on Interstate 89
On Saturday October 07, 2017 at 5:30AM the Montpelier Police Department was called to assist with a driver traveling northbound on Interstate 89 in the southbound lane between exits 6 and 8. MPD officers located the vehicle near mile marker 56.4, still continuing north in the southbound lane. MPD officer was able to get the 2016 Ford pickup truck to stop at Exit 9 in Middlesex. The operator, 76 year old Damien J. Deblois from Alburgh VT was taken into custody without incident and arrested for negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Deblois is due in court on November 30, 2017. No reported injuries or collisions were reported.