Burnout leads to DUI#2, various charges for Shoreham man

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MIDDLEBURY — A 24-year-old man from Shoreham was arrested on multiple charges following an incident in Middlebury yesterday.

Police say they observed a vehicle conduct a “burnout” at the intersection of Three Mile Bridge Road and US Route 7 at around 4:30 p.m.

The vehicle then entered US Route 7 into heavy commuter traffic and fishtailed several times.

Police initiated a traffic stop and the driver was identified as Michael Perales.

Two juvenile passengers were also in the vehicle at the time of the incident, police say.

While speaking with Perales, police say they detected signs of impairment and screened him for driving under the influence.

Perales was arrested for gross negligent operation, DUI #2, 3 counts of violation of conditions of release, and 2 counts of reckless endangerment.

He was released on a citation to appear in court on May 23 to answer the charges.

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