Suspect arrested in Stop and Go burglary
BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Police Department arrested a suspect in the burglary of the Stop and Go Instant Oil Change on Putney Road that occurred on May 9.
According to police, Peter D. Andrew, 42, of Brattleboro, was arrested on May 15 after being identified using surveillance photos of him inside the store. He was ordered held on $5,000 bail pending arraignment.
Even though a suspect has been arrested, the investigation is ongoing. Anyone who might have any information related to the burglary is urged to contact Lt. Michael Carrier or Det. Jonathan Griffus at 802-254-7950.
-- On May 9, Bellows Falls police stopped a vehicle on Westminster Street for a traffic offense. The vehicle was seized and a search warrant was applied for and granted. Following an investigation, a quantity of marijuana was discovered and Brandon Arie and Miranda Sevene, both of Bellows Falls, were cited for possession.
-- On May 7, Chrysta Marini, 23, of Brattleboro, was arrested for assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.
-- On May 10, the Vermont State Police observed a vehicle traveling at 101 mph on I-91. As a result, Sybel Gonzalez, 37, of Agawam, Mass., was cited for excessive speed and negligent operation. She was ordered to appear in court on June 18.
-- On May 10, Anthony Amaru, 27, of Hinsdale, N.H., was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear in court.
-- On May 8, the Vermont State Police responded to Route 5, just south of Carpenter Road, for the report of a single-vehicle accident. According to police, Chrysta Marini, 23, of Brattleboro, reported she had been traveling north when she swerved to avoid an animal in the road. She lost control of her vehicle, which went off the west side of the road and struck a tree.
-- On May 13, the Vermont State Police learned of a theft of several hundred feet of cable wiring, cut down from telephone poles in the area of the covered bridge on Route 30. State Police are asking residents to be aware of any suspicious outdoor burns, particularly those producing thick black smoke accompanied by strong odors. Any suspicious activity should be reported to Trooper James Matthews at 802-254-2382.
-- On May 12, the Vermont State Police responded to a home on Lake Ridge Road for the report of a domestic assault. As a result, James W. Leclaire, 39, of Brattleboro, was cited for domestic assault and ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On May 7 at approximately 4 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a home on Lucier Road for the report of a theft of an antique horse drawn grass cutter, which was described as rusty and in poor condition. Anyone who might have information is urged to contact Trooper James Matthews at 802-254-2382.
-- On May 10, Arthur Huston, 57, of Springfield, was stopped on Route 5 and taken into custody for a parole violation.
-- On May 7, the Vermont State Police responded to Dear Valley Road to assist the Townshend and NewBrook fire departments and Rescue Inc, after receiving a report of a horse-and-buggy accident. According to police, the 23-year-old operator of the horse and buggy sustained a head injury and was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. At this time, the woman, who has only been identified as a resident of New Jersey, remains in critical condition.
-- On May 10, the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle on Back Westminster Road for speeding. As a result, Kyle Ritchie, 24, of Bellows Falls, was cited for consuming alcohol while driving and for operating a vehicle with a suspended license.
-- On May 10, the Vermont State Police stopped a Kubota tractor on Route 5 and cited Elizabeth Forbush, 33, of Bellows Falls, for a farm vehicle violation -- not having a reflective triangle on the rear of the vehicle. In addition, Forbush was cited for operating a vehicle with a suspended license.