On Nov. 13, Brattleboro Police were called to Price Chopper on Canal Street for a report of a shoplifter. Sabrina Kingsbury, 31, of Brattleboro was cited to appear at a later date for retail theft and released.
On Nov. 15, Brattleboro Police arrested Andrea Higley, 29, of Brattleboro, and charged her with driving while criminally. Higley was cited to appear in the Windham County District Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer to this charge.
On Nov. 17, Brattleboro Police were called to the area of Gouger's Market on Canal Street for a report of a fight. Several people were seen walking away from the area. Investigation revealed that Terrell Mitchell, 37, of Brattleboro, and David Cote, 22, of Brattleboro, were involved. They were issued citations to appear in court at a later date for disorderly conduct.
On Nov. 17, Brattleboro Police responded to Westgate for a 911 hang-up call. When police arrived, they located Vay Lao, 35, of Brattleboro. After a short investigation, police found Lao and his girlfriend got into an argument and he threw his laptop computer at her, hitting her in the face. Lao was arrested and brought to the Brattleboro Police Department for processing. Lao was held at the department on $500 cash until he could be seen in court on Monday.
On Nov. 18, Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on Elliot Street for a reported assault.
On Nov. 18, Renee Denise, 30, of Bellows Falls, was cited to appear at Windham Superior Court Criminal Division. This is in connection to a theft of shoes from Sam's Outfitter's on 74 Main Street, which happened on Oct. 30.
On Nov. 19, Brattleboro Police responded to the 7-11 on Western Avenue for a theft complaint. Further investigation resulted in Jess N. Forrett, 21, of Brattleboro, being charged with embezzlement. Forrett was taken into custody without incident where he was cited to appear in the Windham Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer to this charge.
On Nov. 13, Vermont State Police conducted a vehicle stop on I-91 northbound. The operator of the vehicle, Adyn Kirkpatrick, 41, of Lowell, Mass., was found to have a criminally suspended driver's license in the state of Vermont. Kirkpatrick's driver's license was under suspension for a DUI conviction. He was arrested for driving on a criminally suspended license and was transported to the State Police Barracks in Brattleboro, where he was processed and received a citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court Windham District at a later date to answer to the criminal charge.
On Nov. 15, Vermont State Police responded to Deer Park Road for a reported single vehicle crash. The operator reported that at approximately 5:30 p.m., she was traveling westbound on Deer Park Road, when she reached into the back seat area to retrieve a bottle of water. While reaching back, the vehicle exited the roadway and struck a tree. Investigation revealed that a vehicle being driven by Elizabeth Smith, 67, of Halifax, was traveling west at approximately 35-40 mph on a packed gravel roadway, when she took her attention off the road and struck a tree. After striking a tree, Smith's vehicle rolled over and came to a rest on its tires. No injuries were sustained in this crash and Smith's vehicle was towed from the scene by Affordable Towing of Brattleboro.
On Nov. 16, Vermont State Police received a report of a single vehicle crash on Route 5, just north of Basketville. There were no injuries. Investigation revealed that operator and lone occupant Rylee Nichols, 23, of Hinsdale, N.H., was traveling southbound, when she crashed into the guardrail located on a sharp turn on Route 5. The vehicle was disabled as a result of the crash and was towed from the scene by Marlboro Towing.
On Nov. 15, Vermont State Police investigated a burglary at the Laura Reed residence on Hall Bridge Road. Laura Reed, 55, of Rockingham, returned home to find that while she was gone, someone had been inside her house rummaging through closets and drawers. The burglar stole an iPad computer, iPhone, and a couple headlamps used for hiking.
On Nov. 16, a Vermont State Police Trooper stopped Kevin Goyette, 29, of Townshend, for speeding on Route 30. Investigation during the stop revealed that Goyette was under the influence of intoxicants and was subsequently arrested for DUI. Goyette was transported to the Brattleboro barracks, where he was processed and received a citation to appear in court at a later date.