Burger King robber suspected in attempt on Marlboro Road


BRATTLEBORO -- A man suspected of robbing the Canal Street Burger King on Sunday morning may also have been responsible for an attempted robbery of Dutton Farm Stand on Marlboro Road 12 hours later.

According to a press release from the Brattleboro Police Department, a man matching the description of the robber of the Burger King unsuccessfully attempted a "strong-arm" robbery of the Dutton Farm Stand at 6:45 p.m.

Earlier that morning, at about 7 a.m., the Burger King was successfully robbed.

The suspect is described as a white male with blue eyes and a gruff voice. He is approximately 6'1" and weighs about 215 pounds. He was wearing a gray hoodie and a half-mask.

The subject who attempted to rob the Dutton Farm Stand was also wearing a blue backpack.

Anyone who might information about either incident is urged to call the Brattleboro Police Department at 802-257-7950.


-- On March 13, at approximately 3:50 p.m., the Vermont State Police arrested Christifer MacPherson, 34, of Grafton, on an arrest warrant issued after he failed to show up for a work crew. He was transported to Southern State Correctional Facility.


-- On March 14, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in the area of 17 Tinker Hill Road in Guilford. Upon arrival, troopers found the vehicle had left the scene. The vehicle and operator were located at a residence on Tinker Hill Road. As a result of the investigation, Nicholas W. Lyon, 23, of Vernon, was placed under arrest for DUI, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of a crash. Lyon was issued a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division to answer to the charges. Lyon's vehicle, a 2004 GMC pickup truck, sustained minor front end damage. There were no injuries.


-- On March 14, Thaddeus M. Jarzabek, 67, of Westfield, Mass., was traveling southbound on Route 30 at Wildwood Acres Road in Newfane when he reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and left the roadway. Jarzabek's vehicle came to rest in a snow bank and the air bags were deployed. Jarzabek reported he was wearing his seat belt. Vermont State Police, Newbrook Fire Department, Rescue Inc., Windham County Sheriff's Department and Scott Brooks Towing responded to the scene. Jarzabek was found to be intoxicated and after field sobriety exercises, he was arrested for DUI. Jarzabek was later released to a family member with a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division on April 1 to answer to the charge. His vehicle, a brown four door 2009 Infinity G37, sustained front end damage. Jarzabek had a minor head injury and refused medical transport.

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