Police Log

Friday December 14, 2012


-- On Dec. 8, Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on Marlboro Road for a reported domestic disturbance. After an investigation was conducted, Anthony Amaru, 27, was arrested for domestic assault. He was issued a citation to appear in Windham County Superior Court on Dec. 12.

-- On Dec. 9, Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on South Main Street for a report that a vehicle had been vandalized. After the investigation was completed, Lyle E. Deyo, 27, of Brattleboro, was issued a citation to appear at the Windham Criminal Division of the Vermont Superior Court to answer to the charge of unlawful mischief.


-- On Nov. 28, the Windham County Sheriff’s Department arrested Bonnie Carey, 70, of Bellows Falls for negligent operation. Carey was observed traveling southbound on Route 5 at 85 mph in a posted 50 mph zone. Carey was arrested, transported to the Windham County Sheriff’s Department, where she was processed and cited into Vermont Superior Court Windham Division at a later date to answer to the charge.


-- On Nov. 27, the Windham County Sheriff’s Department was notified of vandalism done to a motor vehicle. Upon further investigation, it appeared as though somebody had gouged the paint on a truck belonging to a Grace Cottage employee, which was parked at the hospital sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. The investigation is ongoing. Anybody with information is asked to contact Deputy Tyler Cooke at the Windham County Sheriff’s Department at 802-365-4942.


-- A 22-year-old Massachusetts woman was able to drive her 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee from the scene of a single vehicle crash on Sunday, Dec. 9.

According to police, Meghan Westlund of Allston, Mass., was traveling north on Rt. 103 when she lost control of her vehicle and struck the guardrail due to icy road conditions.

State Police used the opportunity to remind drivers to lower their speed when driving in inclement weather.


-- On Dec. 12, Vermont State Police were notified of the theft of copper grounding wire at an electric substation. Investigation at the scene determined that there were possibly three separate thefts of wire at the location. Unknown individuals entered restricted high voltage areas and cut grounding cable from transformers and grounding towers. Anyone with information regarding these thefts is asked to contact Genevra Cushman at 802-254-2382.


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