VT man arrested stealing car, driving drunk

A Vermont man was arrested last Monday after he drove a stolen vehicle drunk and provided police with a false identity.

Philip R. Salvatori, 27, ofWilliston,VT, was pulled over for speeding around1:30 a.m.on Monday, Nov. 21.

Upon interviewing the subject, police noticed an open container and signs that Salvatori was impaired. After checking the registration of the vehicle he was driving, police discovered the car was stolen.

Salvatori also used a false name throughout the processing of the arrest and was charged with felony forgery and criminal impersonation, a misdemeanor.

Those charges were in addition to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, consuming an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle, unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding.

Salvatori was arraigned inWhitehall Village Courtand sent to the Washington County Correctional Facility for lack of bail or bond.

The investigation and arrest was handled by Whitehall Police with assistance from the New York State Police, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the Williston (VT) Police Department.

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