BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred at the Putney Road roundabout on April 13, at approximately 5:25 p.m.
According to police, a 43-year-old woman from New Hampshire was riding a bicycle when she was struck by a tractor trailer, which did not stop. The woman received minor injuries in the accident.
The truck was described as primarily white in color with a little red. Anyone with information on the accident or the truck is urged to call the police department at 802-257-7946.
-- On April 9, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Vermont State Police stopped Elizabeth McAllister, 52, of Chester, on Atkinson Street and cited her with operating with a suspended license. She was issued a citation to appear in court on May 27.
-- On April 10, the Brattleboro Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Canal Street. As a result, Douglas A. McDurfee, 48, of Brattleboro, was cited for operating a motor vehicle after his license had been criminally suspended. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 10, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police arrested Jeffrey H. Connor, 46, of Newfane, on Route 30 and cited him with driving under the influence. He was ordered to appear in court on April 29.
-- On April 10, at approximately 10:50 a.m., the Vermont State Police arrested Michael Spaulding, 39, of Grafton, for violating a relief from abuse order. He was ordered to appear in court on April 11.
-- On April 13, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 91 southbound. As a result, Timothy Shepard, 32, of Beverly, Mass., was arrested on a warrant and ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On April 9, at approximately 1 p.m., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop at the intersection of Route 11 and Route 100. As a result, Shawn Johnson, 44, of Peru, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Vermont Department of Corrections, Rutland County. He was ordered held without bail and was scheduled to appear in court on May 6.
-- On April 10, at approximately 1 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to the intersection of Dover Road and Stratton Hill Road for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Troopers determined Peter Atwood, 51, of Newfane, was traveling west when he fell asleep at the wheel, and his vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and rolled over. Atwood, who was wearing a seatbelt at the time, did not report any injuries. Scott Brooks towing removed the vehicle from the scene.
-- On April 11, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Warner Center for a report of a theft. Troopers determined a neighbor heard what appeared to be a saw running and later discovered that a water fountain that was attached to the outside of the building had been cut off and removed. The fountain is described as an old fashioned water fountain that are used in schools. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-875-2112.
-- On April 10, at approximately 1 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to East Road for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Troopers determined Neila Yardley, 23, of Brattleboro, was traveling east when she struck a large rut or pothole in the road, causing her to lose control of the vehicle, which struck a tree on the side of the road. Neither Yardley nor her passenger, who were both wearing seatbelts, reported injuries from the crash. Rescue Inc. the Shaftsbury Fire Department assisted on the scene.
-- On April 7, the Windham County Sheriff's Department arrested Fargo Lane Arnold, 23, of Wilmington, on an arrest warrant for failure to appear in court for a pre-trial conference. He was taken into custody and later appeared in court.
-- The Windham County Sheriff's Department is warning people to be aware of scammers trying to taking advantage of vulnerable adults. Take the time to speak with friends and family regarding phone, computer, and mail scams. Most recently there has been a male subject who has frequented the Putney area that shows up to do patch work on a person's driveway. This person makes it sound as if he was sent by someone else and does not say how much will be charged. After using dry pack in the driveway he has charged up to $1,500 for what others in the business says should have been $150.
One victim paid $1,500 for unwarranted services. If anyone has had a similar incident please report to the Windham County Sheriff's Department at 802-365-4943.
If you've appeared in a police log, and the charges are later dropped or dismissed, and you would like a follow-up to appear in print, please contact the Reformer newsroom at 802-254-2311 ext. 7.
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