Man arrested in Shaftsbury

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SHAFTSBURY — A 48-year-old man from Bennington was arrested on a warrant in Shaftsbury today.

Police say they observed Rex Lane, drive north on Vermont Route 7A in a white Subaru Legacy with temporary Vermont registration.

Shortly after, police located the vehicle of interest and it was known Lane had an active in-state arrest warrant for a failure to appear in a previous case in the state of Vermont.

Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and confirmed the driver was Lane.

It was also found that Lane’s driver’s license was restricted to operate with an ignition interlock device inside the vehicle at all times.

There was no IID inside the vehicle Lane operated, making this a criminal offense of driving license suspended.

Lane was arrested for an active in-state arrest warrant and criminal driving license suspended.

He was transported to the Shaftsbury barracks for further processing.

After processing, he was released with a criminal citation and transported to the Bennington County Courthouse to be seen by a judicial officer.

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