Orleans man faces multiple charges after disturbance, crash

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ORLEANS — A local man was arrested Monday night after a disturbance led to a vehicle crash and multiple charges, including DUI refusal and leaving the scene of an accident.

Vermont State Police responded to a call at a South Street residence at around 7:39 p.m., where they encountered 36-year-old Shawn Turnbaugh.

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According to authorities, Turnbaugh was uncooperative when troopers attempted to speak with him regarding the disturbance.

During the investigation, police noted several signs of impairment in Turnbaugh’s behavior.

Despite this, Turnbaugh left the residence in a vehicle and subsequently crashed on Route 58 in the Town of Orleans.

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He then fled the scene of the accident.

State Police later located and arrested Turnbaugh, who was transported to the Derby Barracks for processing.

It was discovered that Turnbaugh was driving with a criminally suspended license.

He was released on a citation to appear in court on charges of DUI refusal, violation of conditions of release, driving with a criminally suspended license, and leaving the scene of an accident.

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