On October 11, at approximately 1416 hours, troopers from the St. Johnsbury Barracks were dispatched to a reported intoxicated male in a vehicle at the P&H Truck Stop in Wells River. Troopers arrived and located Jerad Milgrim, of Hardwick, and through the course of the investigation signs of impairment were observed. Milgrim was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI.
During a search of Milgrim, loose prescription medications were located on his person that he was not prescribed. Milgrim also implicated another person of driving, which was found to be untrue.
Milgrim was transported to the St. Johnsbury Barracks for processing. At the conclusion he was issued a criminal citation to appear in Orange County Criminal Court to answer to the above charges and brought to NERCF for detoxification.
On October 17 the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a three-car crash on Waterbury-Stowe Road in the area of Michaels on the Hill, in the Town of Waterbury. Waterbury Fire and Waterbury Ambulance responded to assist. Subsequent investigation determined that Louis Woodward, of Haverhill, Mass., was traveling southbound and collided with Heather Gray, of E. Hardwick, who was stopped awaiting to turn left into Michaels on the Hill. Gray’s vehicle was then struck by Jurgen Mangels vehicle, a resident of Germany, which was traveling northbound. All persons involved in the crash were evaluated by Waterbury Ambulance and declined transport to the hospital. As a result of the crash Woodward was issued a VCVC for unsafe speed for conditions, a violation of Title 23 V.S.A. 1081.