Police Log


By Reformer Staff

Oct. 29

• The Vermont State Police is investigating a series of thefts from motor vehicles on Weatherhead Hollow Road in Guilford. According to a press release, during the nights of Oct. 28 and 29, a thief or thieves stole various items from unlocked cars and locked cars in Guilford. The Vermont State Police advises that people should lock their vehicles when parked for the night and remove valuables. Be aware of any suspicious activity and call 802-254-3282 if you have any information.

• The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Main Street for a report of a traffic accident. Subsequent investigation led to Alex Nislick, 73, of Brattleboro, being issued a citation for leaving the scene of an accident.

• The Windham County Sheriff's Office took into custody Jason Chasse, 41, of Athens, on an active arrest warrant for contempt of court for failing to pay child support.

• At 5:15 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Route 100 in Wardsboro. Troopers learned that Chet L. Woodruff, 28, of Wardsboro, had discharged a firearm several times to include inside and outside his residence while family members were there. No injuries were sustained by any individuals involved. The State Police Tactical Services Unit was initiated and deployed at the scene in Wardsboro. Woodruff was taken into custody after leaving his residence in a motor vehicle and cited with two counts of domestic assault, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.

Oct. 30

• At 11:32 p.m. Vermont State Police responded to a 911 call reporting a single-vehicle crash on East West Road in Dummerston. At the scene, a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee was found totaled and resting in front of a broken telephone pole. There were no reported injuries at the scene. During the crash investigation probable cause was found for a charge of DUI on Matthew J. Cote, 39, of Brattleboro. Cote was arrested and later released to a family member with a citation to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer to the charge.

Oct. 31

• At 10:56 p.m. Vermont State Police stopped a car for speeding. During the traffic stop, probable cause was found to arrest the operator Jonathan Picard, 42, of Brattleboro, for DUI. Picard was processed at the Vermont State Police barracks in Brattleboro and released on a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.

• At approximately 5:40 p.m. Vermont State Police stopped Eric Zobkiw, 44, of Bellows Falls on Route 5 in Westminster. He was operating a vehicle while having a criminally suspended license. He was issued a citation to appear at the Windham Criminal Division Court at a later date.

• Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Putney Road for a report of violent, tumultuous behavior. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Janna Jarvis, 39, of Brattleboro, for false reports to law enforcement authorities, violation of conditions, and aggravated disorderly conduct. During the course of being taken into custody Jarvis resisted arrest. Jarvis will appear in Windham county Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date to face the charge.

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