-- Cherie Ann Christian, 36, of Turners Falls, Mass., was cited for driving with a suspended license during a traffic stop on Thursday, July 5. According to police, a vehicle driven by Christian was stopped near the Putney Road rotary just after 10 p.m. because its headlights were not on.
Christian will appear in Windham Superior Court -- Criminal Division on Aug. 28.
-- Thomas Benson, 29, of Guilford, was cited for being in possession of a regulated drug during a stop on Interstate-91, Wednesday, July 4.
According to police, at about 12:41 a.m., a 2005 VW Jetta driven by Kevin Jay was observed entering the I-91 U-turn south of Exit 3. Jay told the officer he had done so because he was having car problems. During a consent search of the vehicle, two non-prescribed narcotic pills were found in possession of the passenger, Benson.
Jay was issued a written warning. Benson will appear in court at a later date.
-- Alexander Wright, 27, was cited with domestic assault after police were called to a disturbance at a residence on Elliot Street, Wednesday, July 4. He will appear in Windham Superior Court at a later date.
-- Brattleboro Police Officers cited three men with disorderly conduct after witnessing a fight on Canal Street at about 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. According to police, Frederick A. Crosby, 29, Johnathan C. Lavoie, 25, and Ricky B. Wideman, 19, all of Brattleboro, were
-- Justin Ockington, 34, of North Walpole, N.H., was cited for possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle with a suspended license following a traffic stop on Interstate-91 on Thursday, July 5.
According to police, a 2002 Ford Focus driven by Ockington was stopped for a lane violation. The officer identified the driver as Ockington, who "was operating the vehicle with a civilly suspended Vermont driver’s license." During the stop, the officer also observed a plastic bag containing marijuana inside the vehicle. "During a consent search," the report states, "an additional amount of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia" was found.
Ockington will appear in Windham County Superior Criminal Court on Aug. 21.
-- No injuries were reported in an accident on Rt. 5 on Thursday, July 5. According to police, a Honda Accord driven by Caroline Gelfan, 67, of Putney, was traveling southbound on Rt. 5 when it was struck by a Toyota Corolla driven by Elizabeth Christie, 69, also of Putney, traveling northbound; Christie was making a left-hand turn into the Post Office parking lot and crossed in front of Gelfan. Both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene.
-- State Police on Tuesday, July 3, responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate-91. A silver 2004 Hyundai Tiburon, driven by Ruth A. Hassard, 59, of Perkinsville, was traveling south when it struck a deer in the middle of the lane. Hassard was not injured, however the vehicle sustained significant front end damage and needed to be towed from the scene.
-- Richard Knight III, 29, of Westminster, was cited for DUI and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop Thursday, July 5. According to police, a vehicle driven by Knight was pulled over for a defective brake light just after 10:30 p.m.; following the stop, he was found to be intoxicated and in possession of a small amount of marijuana. Knight will appear in a court at a later date.