Vt. Mayor In DUI Plea

Newport, Vt. — The mayor of the Vermont city of Newport has pleaded guilty to a second offense of driving while intoxicated.

Fifty-three-year-old Paul Monette was sentenced on Tuesday to do 200 hours of community service.

The Caledonian Record reports that the sentence includes a suspended six-to-18-month term, with two years of probation, a $750 fine, substance abuse screening and possible counseling and treatment.

Monette suffered minor injuries when his vehicle rolled over on Interstate 91 in Barton on July 21.