Police Log


By Reformer Staff

At approximately 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, members of the Brattleboro Fire Department, Rescue Inc. and the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Canal Street and Birge Street. The collision involved a Buick Rendezvous operated by Nevada Kohler, 24, of Brattleboro, and a motorized bicycle operated by a 16-year-old male. The 16-year-old was brought to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for injuries he sustained. The extent of injuries were determined to be minor. The collision is still under investigation at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950.

March 27

• At approximately 3:44 a.m., the Windham County Sheriff's Office Vernon Division stopped at vehicle on West Road in Vernon for an equipment violation. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Ryan E. McGrath, 22, of Winchester, New Hampshire, for DUI and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

March 28

• At approximately 8:53 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop at the junction of Vermont Route 11 and Magic Mountain Access Road in Londonderry for a defective equipment violation. During the stop, it was determined that the operator of the vehicle, Mitchell R. Smith, 24, of Jamaica, had consumed marijuana prior to operating the vehicle and was impaired. Smith was arrested for suspicion of DUI and transported to the Rockingham State Police barracks for processing. During a consent search of the vehicle, approximately 2.7 grams of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia were located. Smith was issued a citation for DUI.

• At approximately 6:10 p.m., Vermont State Police stopped Harry Goddard, 61, of Newfane, for a motor vehicle violation on Route 30 in Townshend. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was processed at the Brattleboro Barracks and released. He was also issued a ticket for operating without a license.

March 29

• At approximately 11:27 p.m., Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on Elliot Street for a reported altercation. Subsequent investigation resulted in Jennifer Wilcox, 32, of Brattleboro, being charged with disorderly conduct.

March 30

• At approximately 12:38 a.m., an officer from the Windham County Sheriff's Department stopped a vehicle on Coolidge Highway in Guilford for a motor vehicle violate. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Scott L. Kent, 38, of Guilford for DUI. Kent was cited to appear before the Vermont Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date and lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility until sober.

March 31

• At approximately 3:57 a.m., members of the Brattleboro Police Department came into contact with Brandon L. Porter, 24, of Brattleboro, on Main St. Porter was taken into custody without incident after it was determined that Porter had an active warrant for his arrest, stemming from a charge of petit larceny.

• At 9:50 a.m., members of the Brattleboro Police Department located Jessica A. Cox, 30, of Brattleboro, and she was taken into custody without incident for having an active arrest warrant, stemming from a charge of retail theft.

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