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.