Police Log

Friday July 27, 2012


-- Gerald Sargent, 26, was arrested July 23 after an investigation into a motor vehicle break-in, which occurred on June 18 at Price Chopper on Canal Street. He was ordered to appear in Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division, on July 31.

-- On July 12, the Brattleboro Police Department conducted an investigation into a case of criminal contempt. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Brandon Lee, 26, of Brattleboro. He was ordered to appear in court on Sept. 4.

-- On July 24, Brattleboro police officers responded to Pliny Park at the corner of High and Main streets for a complaint of three men drinking. As a result, James H. Neveu, 55, of Brattleboro, was arrested for unlawful trespass and cited to appear in court on Sept. 4. Two other men were issued municipal tickets for having open containers in a public place and both were given trespass warnings.

-- On July 24, Teri L. Fowler was spotted walking on Canal Street. According to police, Fowler was wanted on an active arrest warrant stemming from a charge of possession of a depressant/stimulant narcotic. She was ordered to appear in court at a later date.

-- On July 25, Brattleboro police officers arrested Kevin W. Regan, 55, of Brattleboro, and cited him for unlawful trespass. He was ordered to appear in court on Sept. 4.

-- On July 25, Jenny Amanna, 35, of Dummerston, was arrested for driving with a criminally suspended license. She was ordered to appear in court at a later date.


-- On July 21, the Vermont State Police responded to the report of a burglary to a home on Prindle Lane. According to the homeowners, firearms were taken from the home. Anyone who might have information about the theft is encouraged to call Senior Trooper Genevra Cushman at 802-254-2382.


-- On July 23, the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a car crash on Route 9 near North Pond Road.

According to a press release, Mitchell J. Bolognani, 27, of Wilmington, incorrectly shifted gears, which caused the vehicle to spin into a utility pole. He was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. Police also stated that Bolognani showed no signs of impairment.

His 2000 Toyota MR2 sustained significant damages to its front bumper, hood and entire operator’s side, stated the press release.


-- On July 22, the Vermont State Police responded to Court Street at Route 30 for the report of a motor vehicle crash.

According to police, Valerie Miller, 37, of Newfane, was driving her 2000 Subaru when she ran into the back of a 2006 Nissan driven by Lawrence Campany, 44, of Newfane. Campany was stopped at the intersection of Court Street and Route 30 at the time of the crash.

During the crash investigation, it was found that Miller was intoxicated. She was arrested for driving under the influence and was ordered to appear in court on Aug. 7.


-- On July 22, the Vermont State Police responded to Taft Road for the report of a motor vehicle accident.

According to police, Francis P. Wilkins, 41, of Townshend, was driving south on Taft Road when the accident occurred. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled before coming to a rest on its wheels in the road.

Alcohol and speed are considered factors in the crash, stated police, and Wilkins was processed for suspicion of driving under the influence. The investigation is ongoing.

Wilkins’ 1994 Saab was declared a total loss.


-- On July 24, Tina Ramos, 50, of Westminster, violated the conditions of her release by contacting a person she was forbidden from doing so. She was ordered to appear in court on Aug. 28.

-- On July 24, Vermont State Police troopers were dispatched to the park and ride at I-91 Exit 5 for a report of a person bleeding extensively from the head. The 59-year-old woman told the troopers she had been sitting by her vehicle drinking but was confused as to what happened.

According to the press release, it appeared she had sustained the injury after falling down. No witnesses were present, though the state police were notified by a passerby that they had seen her lying in the parking lot.

The woman was transported to Springfield Hospital for treatment but at this time there does not appear to be any criminal violation, stated police.

-- On July 23, the Vermont State Police responded to Interstate 91 for the report of an accident. According to police, Robert Quinn, 53, of Florham Park, N.J., was traveling south on the highway when a deer ran out in front of him. Quinn tried to avoid the animal but lost control of his vehicle, striking a bridge abutment. The accident remains under investigation, stated the press release, which did not indicate whether or not Quinn was injured in the crash.


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