Deputy Brittany Trudo
CHECKPOINT / ARREST
RANK/DEPUTY FULL NAME: Deputy Brittany Trudo
TOWN: New Haven
INCIDENT LOCATION: Route 7
DATE/TIME: October 28, 2023, 08:00 PM – 09:30 PM
EVENT/ VIOLATION: DUI Checkpoint / DUI Arrest
ACCUSED: Joshua Faulkner
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Starksboro
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 10/28/2023, the Addison County Sheriff’s Department participated in a sobriety checkpoint with the Vermont State Police and the Middlebury Police Department on Route 7 in New Haven at the junction of Route 17 from 8:00pm - 9:30pm. The purpose of the checkpoint was to detect and identify impaired drivers and promote safe driving. A total of 11 officers from all 3 agencies participated and 223 vehicles were encountered.
During the checkpoint, Deputy Trudo observed a motor vehicle violation and conducted a traffic stop and the operator was identified as Joshua Faulkner, 43, of Starksboro. While speaking with Faulkner, Deputy Trudo observed signs of impairment. Faulkner was screened and subsequently taken into custody for suspicion of DUI, transported to the New Haven State Police Barracks for processing, and released with a citation to appear in court on 11/13/2023.
COURT DATE/TIME*: November 13, 2023 at 12:30 PM
*Please note: court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.