Police Log

Tuesday November 20, 2012


On Nov. 13, police were called to 364 Marlboro Road for a report of a violation of conditions of release. Police located Anthony Amaru, 27, of Hinsdale, N.H., at the property and determined that he was in violation of conditions of release. He was arrested without incident and will appear in court on Nov. 14 to answer the charge of criminal contempt.

On Nov. 14, a member of the state police traffic operations section was conducting speed enforcement on I-91 in Windham County. Sr. Sgt. Michael Roj was monitoring traffic within a construction zone, located at Exit 1, in the northbound lane of I-91. He then observed a northbound vehicle enter into the work zone taper at a high rate of speed. The suspect vehicle sped up as it approached the exit on the ramp, which was occupied by a commercial vehicle, while it was entering the northbound lane at the exit. The suspect vehicle was clocked with radar at a speed of 84 mph in a posted 50 mph construction speed zone. The suspect vehicle then passed the commercial truck inside the work zone before being stopped by Roj. The vehicle was identified as a 2010 Audi four-door Sedan. The operator was identified as Daniel J. McMahon, 43, of Marlborough, C.T.. McMahon was arrested and processed at the Brattleboro State Police Barracks. He was released on a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court on Dec. 18.

On Nov. 14, a Connecticut registered Sedan left the scene of a crash near Exit 2 on Interstate 91. The victim, Melissa Sacco advised that the Sedan had a registration plate with the first three numbers of 655. Anyone that observed the crash and is able to identify the complete Connecticut registration is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-254-2382 and reference case number 12D203149.

On Nov. 15, Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop and upon investigation, seized a large amount of heroin from the vehicle. Shawna L. Brownell, 23, of Brattleboro, was arrested then released on conditions. She will appear at Windham County Superior Court at a later date.


The Vermont State Police is investigating a theft from Fairpoint Communications, located at 43 Tunnel Street. The theft occurred between Nov. 7 and 13, from behind the outside portable generator on site. The theft included 300 feet of black, flexible 4/0 welding cable that was attached to the portable generator. The value of the cable is $1,700. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-442-5421. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.


On Nov. 12, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a female that trespassed into the residence of Mary Smith on Route 5. Smith reported that she had left her house at approximately 7:30 a.m. and returned at approximately 8:40 a.m. to find an unidentified female coming out of her house. After exchanging words, the unidentified female left in her vehicle that she had parked in the driveway. Smith later discovered that she was missing a jewelry case and jewelry. The female had also filled up a bag of Smith’s property but had left it in inside the house when Smith interrupted the burglary. The female is described as being in her 50’s, approximately 5’7", heavy-set, and reddish/gray hair in a ponytail. She was seen wearing yoga type pants and a jacket. The vehicle was possibly a blue Toyota Echo with Massachusetts plates. The vehicle had many items hanging from the rear view mirror and there was a black dog in the car. Anyone who may have had contract with this vehicle or female is asked to contact Trooper Paul Dean at the Rockingham Barracks at 802-875-2112.


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