-- An Aug. 10, Brattleboro police responded to High Street after receiving a report of vandalism to a parked car. Upon arrival, police learned someone had smashed a window in the car. During an investigation, police concluded that Evan M. Lincoln, 21, of Brattleboro, had over a period of two weeks damaged property owned by the alleged victim, This included cutting up clothing in a residence while the person wasn’t home and damaging the vehicle. Police also stated that Lincoln had confronted the victim at a downtown restaurant.
Lincoln was arrested on Aug. 14 and cited for stalking and several counts of unlawful mischief. He was ordered to appear in court on Sept. 25.
-- On Aug. 11, at around 1 a.m., the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the West Village Motel after receiving a report of an assault that happened on Aug. 11. Following an investigation, Jessica L. Rose, 24, of Brattleboro, was arrested for simple assault. She was released on a citation.
Also as a result of the investigation, Penny M. Doyle, 34, of Brattleboro, was issued a citation for disorderly conduct.
Both were ordered to appear in court on Sept. 25.
-- On Aug. 19, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Brattleboro police stopped a vehicle on Main Street that was speeding near the library. The driver, Jarmal W. Arnold, 23, of Hinsdale, N.H., was arrested for driving under the influence and ordered to appear in court on Sept.
-- On Aug. 21, at just past noon, Jeremiah E. Crompton, 22, of Brattleboro, was arrested for disorderly conduct after he disrupted northbound traffic on Main Street by lying in the road in front of a car and putting his head under the vehicle. Crompton then began yelling at the driver before jumping up and walking away, according to police. Later, Crompton was seen screaming as he kicked a parked vehicle in the parking lot of the Brattleboro Food Co-op. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Aug. 21 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Exit 3 of Interstate 91 for the report of an accident. According to police, Paul Lewis, 69, of Wilmington, was traveling north on the Interstate when he exited the highway at Exit 3. As he entered the offramp, he failed to notice that traffic had come to a stop and was backed up. Lewis failed to stop his vehicle in time and rear-ended a vehicle being driven by Nicole Benway, 27, of Turners Falls, Mass. Lewis told police he was experiencing brake issues at the time of the collision and was unable to stop on time. He was issued a citation for a defective equipment violation. Neither driver was injured in the accident.
-- On Aug. 21, Brattleboro police responded to the Elm Street Bridge for a report of a domestic assault. Leonard J. Viola, 45, of Brattleboro, was arrested for assaulting a woman with a shovel. He appeared in court on Aug. 22.
-- On Aug. 21, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to mile marker 11 on I-91 for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, police learned Benjamin Bensoussan, 20, of Montreal, hit a deer while traveling north. Though the vehicle was totaled in the accident, neither the driver nor his two passengers were injured.
On Aug. 21, at approximately 5:25 p.m., the Vermont State Police was conducting speed enforcement in the vicinity of Exit 1 of I-91 when a vehicle traveling north was seen entering a work zone at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was in the process of passing a commercial vehicle within the work zone taper, which merged two lanes into one. The vehicle, a Ford Mustang, was clocked at 87 mph in a 50 mph zone. The driver, Charles M. Webster, 30, of Hanover, N.H., was arrested for careless and negligent operation and ordered to appear in court on Sept. 25.
-- On Aug. 22, Brattleboro police responded to the parking lot of Brattleboro Union High School to the report of a woman screaming. Upon arrival, police made contact with several individuals, including Corey Whidden, 22, of Chesterfield, N.H., and a juvenile, 17, of Brattleboro. After an investigation, Whidden was arrested for domestic assault, as was the juvenile, who was also cited for underage consumption of alcohol.
Both were ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Aug. 22, Brattleboro police arrested as a fugitive from justice Glen W. Merrill, 27, of Brattleboro, at the Quality Inn on Putney Road. The warrant for his arrest stemmed from a probation violation. He appeared in court on Aug. 23.
-- On Aug. 23, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Sunset Lake Road after receiving a report of a party where people were screaming and setting off fireworks. A check of the area revealed several cars parked in the driveway of the residence of Cody John Balin, 21, and the smoldering remains of a bonfire. Loud music and numerous voices could be heard coming from the second floor, according to the police report.
Balin denied consent to search of his home and the police requested a search warrant from Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division. During the search, four individuals were found hiding inside.
Balin was subsequently arrested for furnishing alcohol to a minor and Christopher Conforti, 20, of Brattleboro, was arrested for having consumed alcohol. Three other underage youth were issued diversion paperwork for having consumed alcohol and another was issued a citation for having consumed alcohol, according to police.
Balin and Conforti were ordered to appear in court on Oct. 16.