Driver faces multiple charges after high-speed incident in Castleton

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CASTLETON — Vermont State Police apprehended a local driver on multiple charges, including DUI drugs and negligent operation, after a high-speed traffic stop on US Route 4 near mile marker 10 on Feb. 3.

Troopers from the Rutland Barracks were conducting routine patrol at 10:42 a.m. when they clocked a vehicle speeding at 101 mph in a 65-mph zone.

The driver, identified as 28-year-old Riley Bedard of Clarendon, exhibited signs of impairment during the stop and was subsequently taken into custody.

Further investigation revealed that Bedard was driving with a criminally suspended license.

After processing, Bedard was released with a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division, on April 8 at 10 a.m.

In addition to the criminal charges, Bedard faces several civil violations, including failure to register the vehicle, operating without liability insurance, speeding in an interstate zone, and using plates not assigned to the vehicle, with fines totaling $1,030 and four points on their driving record.

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