Tuesday September 11, 2012

Bellows Falls

-- Keith A. Cretelle Jr., 36, of Bellows Falls, was held on lack of $10,000 bail after he led members of the Vermont State Police on a high-speed chase through Windham County.

According to VSP Trooper Max Trenosky, on Sept. 7, he received a call from the Bellows Fall Police Department to help with a vehicle pursuit in Westminster.

The 1998 Ford Truck, allegedly driven by Cretelle was spotted again 20 minutes later in Putney and when the trooper turned on his emergency lights the driver sped off reaching speeds in excess of 85 mph.

Along I-91, members of the state police were able to deploy a tire deflating device along mile marker 27, popping three of the four tires.

Cretelle got out of the car and ran into the nearby woods but was caught by police shortly after.

Cretelle was arrested for DUI, attempting to elude police, criminal DLS and resisting arrest. He was cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court on Sept. 10 to answer the charges.

Brattleboro

-- Two women, Cherie L. Vickery, 32, and Melisa Amezci, 33, both of Brattleboro, were arrested on Sept. 1, for simple assault and disorderly conduct.

Brattleboro police said they were dispatched to a residence at Moore Court for a dispute and after their investigation, arrested both women.

Each was cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on Oct. 9, to answer the charges.

-- On Sept. 7, Brattleboro Police arrested 31-year-old Theresa D. Young, of Brattleboro, for driving with a criminally suspended license.

Young was cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on Oct. 23 to answer the charge.

-- Ramon S. Soto, 36, of Brattleboro, was arrested on Sept. 5, for a warrant stemming from a charge of criminal contempt.

Soto was lodged at the Brattleboro Police Department for lack of $500 bail.

-- A Virginia man was arrested for DUI along Putney Road on Sept. 6, after police stopped his vehicle for a traffic violation.

Brattleboro Police said 57-year-old Michael Poole, of Midlothian, V.a., was cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on Sept. 25, to answer the charge.

-- On Sept. 8, 39-year-old Kelly J. Hall, of Brattleboro was arrested for DUI along High Street.

According to Brattleboro Police Sgt. Mark Carignan, shortly after midnight officers observed Hall driving recklessly and speeding. After she pulled her vehicle over, she was arrested and cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on Sept. 25 to answer the charge.

-- A Bennington man was arrested retail theft after police responded to a business along Putney Road on Sept. 8.

Douglas Radcliffe, 30, was cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer the charge.

-- A homeless man was arrested in Brattleboro after he tried to fill an altered prescription at a local pharmacy.

Evan William Plunkett, 30, was cited for fraud and ordered to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.

-- Dana McKenzie, 30, of Brattleboro was cited for driving with a criminally suspended license on Sept. 5, after police performed a traffic stop.

She was cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court on Oct. 23, to answer the charge.

-- On Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m., Brattleboro Police responded to the Hannaford Grocery Store on Putney Road to the report of shoplifting. Following an investigation, John M. Butler, 49, of Brattleboro was issued a citation for stealing a bottle of wine.

Grafton

-- A 23-year-old Grafton man was arrested for violating his conditions of release, trespassing and unlawful mischief.

Vermont State Police Trooper Paul Dean said Jonathan Blake had entered a home along Eastman Road in Grafton where he wasn’t allowed to be, refused to leave and when told to vacate the residence, broke a telephone.

He was held on lack of $500 bail and lodged at Springfield Correctional Facility. He was also cited to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on Sept. 6 to answer the charges.

Halifax

-- Members of the Vermont State Police are investigating a burglary of an second home owner.

On Sept. 5, troopers were dispatched to a home along Green River Road for a report of vandalism and burglary. Investigation revealed that sometime between July 1 and Sept. 5, someone broke into the 84-year-old Rhode Island woman’s home and caused damage and stole various items.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the VSP at 802-254-2382.

Westminster

On Sept. 8, members of the Vermont State Police responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash along Route 5.

According to Trooper Paul Dean at about 8:45 a.m., Barbara Cain, 66, of Springfield, made a left turn in front of a car driven by Ronald Plummer Jr., 62, of Langdon, N.H.

No one was injured in the crash but both vehicles sustained damage as a result of the crash.

Cain was issued a warning for turning left into oncoming traffic.