State v. Fredette

In State v. Fredette, 167 Vt. 586, 705 A.2d 548 (1997), the Court declined to suppress evidentiary breath test results on the grounds that the arresting officer had provided the defendant's attorney with incorrect information about the detainee's driving history. Fredette, 167 Vt. at 587-88, 705 A.2d at 550. The Court held that "the statutory right to counsel concerns an arrestee's opportunity to consult freely with an attorney, not . . . the attorney's right to consult with, or obtain correct information from, police." Id.