Police Log


April 26

• After investigation of a theft from a residence on South Main Street, the Brattleboro Police Department cited Christine D. Johnson, 24, of Brattleboro, for larceny.

May 6

• The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Marlboro Road for a report of a theft. Subsequent investigation led to Christopher Shafer, 34, of Brattleboro, being cited for petit larceny.

May 11

• At about 1:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police developed information that led to a consent search of a residence on Reilly Road in Londonderry. As a result of that search, three 18-to-24-inch tall marijuana plants and 22 seedling plants were seized in a small-scale indoor growing facility. There was no indication that the marijuana was being grown for sale to others. Thomas Tifft, 65, of Londonderry, was processed at the Rockingham Barracks for cultivation of marijuana and released with a citation to appear in court.

• At about 5 p.m., the Windham County Sheriff's Office responded to a property damage incident involving a truck that left the scene. The investigation led to the arrest of Lance Wilkins, 30, of Vernon.

• At just before 6 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 121 in Westminster. As a result, Robert Blodgett, 53, of Grafton, was arrested and cited with driving under the influence.

May 13

• At about 6 p.m., the Brattleboro Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop in the Harmony parking lot. As a result of the stop, John J. Barrett, 26, of Brattleboro, was arrested on two outstanding Vermont warrants. During the investigation, it was discovered Barrett was in possession of heroin and was operating a vehicle while criminally suspended. Barrett was cited to appear in Windham Superior Court for the charges of heroin possession and criminal suspension.

• The Brattleboro Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Elm Street. Investigation led to Sydney Clark-Adams, 18, of Brattleboro, being cited with possession of heroin.

May 14

• At about 1 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on South Road, in Marlboro. Upon arrival, Mary V. Gilmore, 21, of Evanston, Ill., was being checked by members of Marlboro Fire Department for minor injuries. Gilmore was identified as the operator of a 2003 Volkswagen Hatchback. She advised she was coming from Brattleboro and that she was heading to Marlboro College when she fell asleep and rolled over her vehicle. Gilmore was subsequently transported by Rescue Inc. to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for her injuries. The Volkswagen Hatchback was towed by Demco Auto Body Towing.

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