Jordan Owen Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession, and Warrant in Fairlee, VT

Vermont State Police Arrest Man for DUI and Possession of Drugs

A man from Lyme, New Hampshire, was arrested on multiple charges after a single-vehicle rollover crash on US Route 5 in Fairlee, Vermont. Jordan Owen, 34, was identified as the driver of the crashed vehicle and showed signs of impairment when questioned by Vermont State Troopers.

Upon further investigation, Troopers discovered that Owen was in possession of regulated drugs. Additionally, it was revealed that Owen had an active warrant for his arrest for failure to appear in court on charges of False Information to Law Enforcement.

Owen was taken into custody and transported to the St. Johnsbury Barracks for evaluation by a Drug Recognition Expert. After the evaluation, he was transferred to the Northeast Correctional Complex in St. Johnsbury. Owen was issued a citation to appear in Orange County Court, Criminal Division, to face the charge of DUI-Drug.

The court date for Owen’s case is scheduled for April 10, 2024, at the Orange County Court. He is currently lodged at the Northeast Correctional Complex with a bail set at $200.

It is important to note that court dates and times are subject to change, so it is advised to contact the criminal court clerk to confirm the arraignment time.

The Vermont State Trooper in charge of the case is Emmanuel Baidoo. He can be reached at the St. Johnsbury Barracks located at 1068 US Route 5, Suite 1, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Trooper Baidoo’s contact number is 802-748-3111, and his email address is Emmanuel.Baidoo@vermont.gov.

The incident serves as a reminder of the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and the legal consequences that can follow. The Vermont State Police are committed to ensuring the safety of the community and will continue to take action against impaired drivers.

Please drive responsibly and never get behind the wheel if you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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