-- On June 20, Jonathan Palmisano, of Springfield, walked away from his furlough assignment. Palmisano had been sentenced in 2011 for aggravated assault with a weapon and burglary but had been released on furlough. On Aug. 1, at just past midnight, the Bellows Falls Police Department spotted Palmisano walking on School Street Extension where he fled from police. With the help of the Vermont State Police, a search was conducted over the area and Palmisano was eventually located hiding in a garage. He was taken into custody and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
-- On July 30, James Maynard, 60, and Jed Frost, 40, both of Brattleboro, reported to the Brattleboro Police Department for a court-ordered sign-in. Both men were found to be in violation of the conditions of their release and ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On July 30, the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Harold Smith, 34, of Wardsboro, on an active arrest warrant for failing to appear in court.
-- On July 31, the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a gas station on Canal Street for the report of a theft. Following an investigation, Xavier S. Carter, 21, of Brattleboro, was cited with retail theft and ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On July 31, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 91 of a pick-up truck traveling at 92 mph. As a result, Kyle Mitchell, 29, of West Suffield, Conn., was taken into custody for operating a vehicle on a criminally suspended license. He was ordered to appear in court on Sept. 2.
-- On July 31, the Brattleboro Police Department cited Donald J. Reetz, 45, of Brattleboro, with unlawful trespass. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On July 29, at approximately 7:05 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a speeding stop on Route 30 in the area of East West Road. As a result, Robert Heckenswiler, 49, of Hatfield, Penn., was arrested and cited with driving under the influence of alcohol. He was scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 19.
-- On Aug. 1, at approximately 12:15 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 91. Troopers determined David T. Colt, 89, of Hanover, N.H., was traveling south when he became distracted while eating peanuts and took his eyes off the roadway for a moment. As a result of this distracted driving, Colt's vehicle drifted to the right into the breakdown lane and almost off the roadway. After drifting to the right, Colt attempted to correct his path of travel and overcorrected. This overcorrection caused his vehicle to go across the center line and southbound passing lane and travel into the median. Once in the median, Colt struck a marker post and attempted to again correct his path of travel. The second overcorrection caused his vehicle to travel back into the passing lane and then go back into the median. There were no injuries in this crash. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
-- On July 30, at approximately 5:10 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Route 100 for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Troopers determined Casey Burnett, 18, of Winhall, crashed through a fence and a line of sunflowers before coming to rest in a driveway. As a result, Burnett was cited with driving under the influence and being in possession of a controlled substance. Burnett was cited to appear in court on Sept. 16.
-- On July 31, at approximately 9 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a residence on Route 9 for the report of a domestic assault. Following an investigation, John H. Geary, 66, of Marlboro, was arrested and cited with domestic assault. He was ordered to appear in court on Aug. 1.
-- On July 31, at approximately 9:20 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a 911 call from a residence on Parish Hill Road. Troopers found an adult female in her residence, who was calling out for help; the same female who called 911. Rescue Inc. responded and transported the female to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital where she is being treated for numerous injuries. The individual currently is in stable condition.
The method in which she sustained these injuries is the focus of this investigation. Detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Troop D were called to work with uniformed troopers from the Brattleboro Barracks. The Vermont State Police Crime Scene Search Team was dispatched and is working at the scene with detectives and uniform troopers.
The investigation is currently on-going but at this time there is no indication of a specific threat to public safety. Anyone with information related to this incident, please contact the Brattleboro Barracks at 802-254-2382 or submit an anonymous tip to www.vtips.info.
-- On July 31, at approximately 8:35 a.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a stop in Interstate 91 for a vehicle traveling at 102 mph. As a result, Christopher J. Talbert, 28, of Burlington, was arrested and cited with excessive speed and careless and negligent operation. He was ordered to appear in court on Sept. 2.
-- On July 29, the Windham County Sheriff's Department took a report of a vandalized mailbox on Huckle Hill Road, which appeared to be struck by a blunt object. Anyone who might have information is asked to contact Lt. Mark Anderson at 802-254-6962.
-- On July 29, at just past midnight, the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 100. As a result, Clarence E. Boston, 24, of Marlboro, was arrested and cited with driving under the influence. He was ordered to appear in court on Sept. 29.
-- On July 29, at approximately 2 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Route 100 for the report of a bicycle accident. Troopers determined Susan Holland, 51, of Amherst, Mass., was bicycling with her husband when she lost control of her bicycle. She sustained injuries that required her to be transported by air to Albany. No foul play is suspected. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at Shaftsbury Barracks at 802-442-5421.
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