Vermont State Police: Troopers: Drunk man drives 100 mph

ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police alleged that a South Burlington man was drunk when he was caught driving 100 mph in Addison County last week.
At a little after 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 7, troopers stopped a red Chevy Cruz on Route 7 in New Haven after clocking it at 100 mph in a posted 50 mph zone. Police identified the driver as Michael Reyes, 28, of South Burlington.
While speaking with Reyes, troopers detected signs of impairment, had Reyes perform standardized field sobriety tests and arrested him. After taking Reyes to the New Haven state police barracks for processing, troopers cited Reyes for driving under the influence, second offense; speeding; and negligent driving. He is due to answer the charges in Addison Superior Court, criminal division, on Jan. 28.
In other recent activity, Vermont State Police:
•  On Jan. 1 at 20 minutes past midnight responded to Mill Brook Road, near Harris Hill, in Fayston for a report of a vehicle off the road. Police found 23-year-old Cameron Messer of Lincoln with his truck, which was stuck in a snow bank. The trooper reports that Messer was showing signs of being under the influence of alcohol, and that when told he was being arrested, Messer resisted.
State police arrested Messer and cited him for driving under the influence and resisting arrest.
•  On Jan. 9 at 10 minutes before midnight saw a 2011 Toyota Prius travelling northbound on Route 7 in New Haven at a high rate of speed. Police radar clocked the Prius at 87 mph in a posted 50 mph zone. Police cited Aaron Katz, 21, of Ambler, Pa., for speeding and issued Katz a ticket that carries a fine of $388 and two points on insurance.
•  On Jan. 14 at 11:30 a.m. observed a motor vehicle violation on Route 7 in New Haven and attempted to stop the vehicle, but it sped off at a high rate of speed and was driven in a negligent manner for several miles before stopping on Town Hill Road in New Haven. Troopers cited the driver, identified as Michael LaFountain, 40, of Bridport, for driving with a criminally suspended license, gross negligent driving and attempting to elude police.
•  On Jan. 14 at just past 3 p.m. stopped a motor vehicle South 116 Road in Bristol after observing a motor vehicle violation. Troopers identified the driver as Timothy Edwards, 31, of Bristol and cited him for driving under the influence, second offense.
•  On Jan. 14 at 6:46 p.m. were called to Whiting to investigate an alleged violation of an Abuse Prevention Order. Troopers determined that Martin Landon, 47, of Whiting had violated conditions in an Abuse Prevention Order served upon him earlier that day. Police took Landon into custody and transported him to the New Haven state police barracks for processing. They released him after citing him for violation of an Abuse Prevent Order.

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