Brattleboro Police schedule sobriety checkpoint; Sheriff schedules drug takeback
During the weekend of Oct. 25 through 27, the Brattleboro Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint within the town limits. Officers also will be enforcing seatbelt, child restraint and other motor vehicle laws during the checkpoint.
On Oct. 26, the Windham County Sheriff's Department, working with the Drug Enforcement Administration and in coordination with local law enforcement agencies and prevention coalitions through Windham County, will be offering Drug Take Back Day.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members of the public can anonymously dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at: the Windham County Sheriff's Department in Newfane; the Brattleboro Police Department; the Bellows Falls Police Department; the Vermont State Police Barracks at 464 Marlboro Road in West Brattleboro; and the Dover Police Department.
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of these medications. During the last Take-Back Day in April 2013, Windham County residents dropped off a combined total of 79.6 pounds of unused and/or unwanted prescription medications at the five collection sites.
-- On Oct. 5, the Brattleboro Police Department responded to Moore Court for the report of a suspicious vehicle. As a result, Noah Robinson, 28, no hometown given, was arrested for driving under the influence. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 8, the Brattleboro Police Department cited Steven F. Miller, 26, of Brattleboro, for driving after license suspension. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 13, the Brattleboro Police Department arrested Maureen Fagans, 34, of Springfield, and cited her for simple assault. She was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 14, the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a wooded area off of Bridge street for a report of a disturbance. As a result, Michele I. Amsden, 44, of Brattleboro, was cited for criminal trespass. She was ordered to appear in court on Nov. 26.
-- On Oct. 14, the Vermont State Police responded to a residence on Falls Brook Road for the report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, troopers discovered Seth D. Carrasquillo, 36, of Dummerston, had caused significant damage to his residence, had consumed alcohol and had damaged the vehicle of a nearby resident. Carrasquillo was arrested and cited for violations of conditions of release and unlawful mischief. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- The Vermont State Police is investigating a theft of a large quantity of metal from a camp on Under the Mountain Road. Anyone who might have information is urged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-875-2112.
-- On Oct. 13, the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop at the intersection of Route 11 and Magic Mountain Access Road. As a result, William Lettenberger, 59, of St. James, N.Y., was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. He was ordered to appear in court on Nov. 5.
The Bellows Falls Police Department is urging area residents to lock their vehicles at night after receiving a number of complaints of thefts. In each of the reports, the complainants indicated they had left their vehicles unlocked for the night. Those who might have information about the thefts are urged to contact the Bellows Falls Police Department at 802-463-1234.
-- On Oct. 12, the Vermont State Police went to Colley Hollow Road to serve court paperwork. During the visit, the State Police learned Joyce Baker, 39, of Rockingham, was in possession of narcotic pills. She was cited and ordered to appear in court on Nov. 12.
-- On Oct. 13, the Bellows Falls Police Department arrested David Morrill, of Athens, on Route 5 and cited him for disorderly conduct. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 9, the Vernon Police Department arrested Kelsie Carpenter, 20, of Vernon, who was cited for felony possession of heroin and ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 9, the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 91 northbound for speeding. As a result, Zachary Hackett, 19, of Essex Junction, was arrested and cited for possessing a felony amount of marijuana and a regulated depressant, narcotic or stimulant. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 12, the Vermont State Police investigated a complaint at Durand Motors on Route 5. During the investigation, troopers learned five vehicles parked in the southside lot were jacked up, placed on milk crates and had their tires and wheels removed. The theft is believed to have occurred after 7 p.m. on Oct. 11 and before 8 a.m. on Oct. 12. Anyone with information is urged to call the Vermont State Police at 802-875-2112, visit vtips.info to submit an anonymous tip or text "CRIMES" to keyword VTIPS.
-- On Oct. 9, the Winhall Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Winhall Hollow Road. As a result, Alexandra Thomas, 22, of Londonderry, was found to be operating a vehicle with a suspended license. In addition, Thomas was cited for possession of heroin. She was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
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