BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident on April 21 at approximately 4:25 p.m.
The subject was seen driving a maroon Geo Tracker with a tan canvas top, possibly a late 90s model, with New Hampshire plates.
The accident occurred on Western Avenue in the vicinity of the 7/11, but the press release does not indicate whether the driver hit another vehicle or a fixed object. The Geo should have front end damage as a result of the crash.
The driver is described as a skinny white male in his late teens or early 20s, dirty blonde hair and wearing a ball cap and a sleeveless shirt.
Anyone who might have information is urged to call the BPD at 802-257-7950.
-- On April 19, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Bellows Falls Police Department received a report of an entry into an unoccupied dwelling. As a result, Michael Clayton, 22, of Rockingham, was arrested and cited with unlawful trespass and violation of the conditions of his release. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On March 31, the Brattleboro Police Department responded to Canal Street for the report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident. Following an investigation, Michael Monette (no age or place of residence given) was arrested and cited with leaving the scene of an accident and negligent operation of a vehicle. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 14, the Brattleboro Police Department investigated the report of an assault that happened at an apartment on Main Street. As a result, Kobie R. McDurfee, 19, of Brattleboro, was arrested and cited with first degree aggravated domestic assault. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 16, the Brattleboro Police Department arrested Philip Paquette, 23, of Brattleboro, at the Brattleboro Transportation Center, and cited him with unlawful trespass. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 18, the Brattleboro Police Department arrested William Guidry (no age or place of residence given), who was cited with unlawful trespass and violating the conditions of his release. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 18, the Windham County Sheriff's Department arrested Zachary MacInnes, 36, of Bellows Falls, on a warrant for failure to appear in court for an arraignment. He was taken into custody and later appeared before the Vermont Superior Court: Criminal Division as a result.
-- On April 19, the Brattleboro Police Department arrested Clifton Johnson, 48, of Brattleboro, and cited him with simple assault. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 19, the Brattleboro Police Department arrested Melvin H. McCall, 34, of Brattleboro, on a warrant for missing a pre-trial conference. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 19, the Windham County Sheriff's Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Main Street. As a result, Yanina Sbraccia, 33, of Winthrop, Mass., was arrested for driving under the influence and giving false information to a law enforcement officer. She was ordered to appear in court on May 6.
-- On April 21, at approximately 1:50 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 91 northbound. Following an investigation, troopers determined Joshua C. Dilley, 39, of Bellows Falls, was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.Dilley was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital where he was treated for injuries and released. After being treated for his injuries, Dilley was arrested, processed at the Brattleboro barracks, and released with a citation. He was ordered to appear in court on June 3.
-- On April 19, at approximately 6:40 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 91. As a result, Matthew G. Rosewall, 34, of Johnson was arrested for driving under the influence. He was also cited for operating an unregistered vehicle, operating a vehicle with a suspended license, and consuming alcohol while driving. He was ordered to appear in court on May 6.
-- On April 20, at approximately 10 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a family disturbance on Popple Dungeon Road. Troopers determined Peter Vanalstyne, 41, of Windham, had a verbal dispute with family members and reportedly made suicidal statements. He left the residence with numerous firearms, some of which he allegedly did not own. His truck was found parked on Horsenail Hill Road in Windham but he was not with it. A hasty search was conducted but he was not located. There were numerous rifles inside the truck, which was a federal firearms violation due to the fact that he had a prior felony conviction, according to police. The truck was seized as evidence and on April 21, Vanalstyne came to the Rockingham Barracks, where he gave consent to search his vehicle. During the search, troopers recovered 5.5 ounces of marijuana as well as eight long guns. Vanalstyne was charged with felony possession of marijuana and any federal firearm violations will be reviewed by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. He was ordered to appearin court on May 27.
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