By Tammy Hughes –
At approximately 6:12 PM, Friday night, Vermont State Police arrested Timothy Blanchard, 42, of Castleton, VT.
Troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks responded to a report of an intoxicated male destroying property at a residence on Cold River Road in Rutland Town, VT.
Troopers determined Blanchard damaged a rear window on a vehicle, left the residence prior to Troopers arrival and was driving intoxicated.
Troopers stopped the vehicle of interest on Crescent Street in Rutland City and identified Blanchard as the operator. While speaking with Blanchard, Troopers detected indicators of impairment.
Blanchard was screened, placed under arrest and transported to the Rutland Barracks for processing. At the conclusion of processing, Blanchard was released to a sober party with a citation to appear in Rutland County Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.