Thursday January 10, 2013

Brattleboro

- On Jan. 5, Brattleboro Police located Nicholas T. Pease, 21, of Brattleboro at a residence on Brattle Street. Pease was taken into custody without incident for having an active warrant for his arrest. This warrant stemmed from a charge of false pretenses or tokens. Pease was lodged at the Brattleboro Police Department for lack of $1,000 bail.

- On Jan. 5, Brattleboro Police responded to the Brattleboro Transportation Center on Flat Street for a report of a male subject that had previously been issued a notice trespass from that location. The subject, identified as Donald J. Reetz, 44, of Brattleboro, was escorted from the premises and issued a citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court to answer the charge.

Halifax

- On Jan. 6, Vermont State Police were notified of a vandalism and theft complaint from Route 112. Linwood Abbott, 59, of Halifax, called to report that the sign for his business was stolen and the structure that the sign was in was vandalized. Investigation revealed that a vehicle, most likely a pick-up truck, backed onto Abbott’s property and attached itself to the structure that the sign was located in. The structure was built to look like a wishing well with the sign attached across the top. It also had a stone surrounding and solar lights. The structure was ripped from the ground. A passerby noticed the roof of the structure and sign down the roadway early the next morning.


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When Abbott went to the location to recover the sign, it was gone. The wooden sign is almost 2-foot-by-3-foot. It is white with green letters. It contains "Abbott Glen" in the wording. Damage is estimated at a minimum of $4,000. Anyone with information is asked to contact Senior Trooper Genevra Cushman at 802-254-2382.

Rockingham

- On Jan. 7, Vermont State Police received information that a 17-year-old runaway juvenile was staying with Dylan Class, 18, of Rockingham at 6 Colley Hollow Road. State Police responded to the residence and met with Class. He was advised of the investigation and that the 17-year-old juvenile was a runaway and had been entered as a missing person. Class was also advised that sheltering a runaway juvenile was a crime. He advised the juvenile was not at the residence. State Police were permitted to check the residence for the juvenile and located the juvenile in Class’ bedroom. Class was issued a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division on Feb. 26 for unlawful sheltering and aiding a runaway child.

Whitingham

- On Jan. 7, Vermont State Police were notified of a theft complaint from Fowler Road. Joanna E. Boliver, 57, of Halifax, was advised that someone had taken a package that she had left for pick-up by the post office. She advised that the package was hanging from the mailbox in a purple bag. The post office had been contacted and had not picked up the package yet. Anyone with information is asked to call Senior Trooper Genevra Cushman at 802-254-2382.