-- On Oct. 16, the Brattleboro Police Department began an investigation after receiving a report of a domestic assault. As a result, on Oct. 28, Mary Grove, 57, of Brattleboro, was arrested and ordered to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge of domestic assault.
-- On Oct. 30, the Brattleboro Police Department cited Robert J. Ford, 48, of Brattleboro, for unlawful trespass at the Brattleboro Transportation Center on Flat Street. Ford had previously been issued a trespass order for this location. On Oct. 31, Ford was again cited for unlawful trespass, this time at the Brattleboro Food Co-op, where he had also previously been issued a no trespass order. He was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 17 to answer to both citations.
-- On Oct. 30, the Brattleboro Police Department arrested Joseph Martin, 48, of Brattleboro, and cited him for retail theft. He was ordered to appear in court at a later date.
-- On Oct. 25, at approximately 2:45 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Interstate 91 southbound for the report of a two-vehicle crash. During the roadside investigation it was determined that a vehicle being operated by Wayne S. Pencek, 44, of Bellows Falls, was driving southbound in the travel lane when it came up from behind and struck a vehicle being operated by John I. Nestel, 91, of Putney. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Both operators refused medical treatment at the scene. Pencek was issued a ticket for following too close.
-- The Vermont State Police is investigating the report of a burglary that happened to an accessory building at The Grafton Tavern and Inn sometime between 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 12:20 p.m. on Oct. 30. Entry to the building was gained by breaking a window on the rear door. A trail of blood found at the scene indicates that the suspect or suspects most likely sustained a laceration or multiple lacerations to an arm or hand when the window was broken. Given the evidence on scene it is probable that the laceration would be on the person's right hand or arm with a concentration to the inside and lower portion of the arm, according to a press release from the State Police.
The Vermont State Police is asking for assistance from the public to report any information regarding persons that may have sustained suspicious or unexplainable cuts, scrapes or lacerations to their hands or arms on or around Oct. 30. Examples of suspicious behavior or circumstance may include but are not limited to excessive drug or alcohol combined with a person's whereabouts unaccounted for or unknown during the late evening or early morning hours. If anyone has any information regarding the break-in, contact Trooper Berry at 802-875-2112.
-- On Oct. 25, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Tammy A. Riley, 39, of South Londonderry, near the intersection of Vermont Route 100 and Spring Hill Road, for operating with a suspended operators license. Riley verbally indicated she would not pull over and proceeded to travel southbound on Vermont Route 100. Riley eventually stopped her vehicle and was placed under arrest for the offense of attempting to elude. She was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 10.
-- On Oct. 24, the Windham County Sheriff's Department arrested Kevin Vaudrien, 43, of Dummerston, on Route 30 for driving with a suspended license, giving false information to a law enforcement officer and and identity theft. He was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 10.
-- The Windham County Sheriff's Department is investigating a report of a lost checkbook at the Newfane Flea Market. Anyone who has located the checkbook is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 802-365-4942.
-- On Oct. 28, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle on Route 5 for a motor vehicle violation. As a result, Jesse LaFlam, Sr., 41, of Rockingham, was taken into custody for driving on a criminally suspended license. He was cited to appear in court on Dec. 10.
-- On Oct. 25, at approximately 8 a.m., the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle on Route 30 for speeding. As a result, James Shields, 36, of Jamaica, was taken into custody for driving on a criminally suspended license. He was cited to appear in court on Dec. 17.
-- On Oct. 28, the Windham County Sheriff's Department arrested Raymond M. Hatt, 74, of Westminster for violating conditions of release that stipulate he not have alcohol or weapons. He was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 10.
-- On Oct. 28, the Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle for a moving violation. The operator, Kris Maytas, 59, of Windham, was arrested for operating on a criminally suspended license. He was ordered to appear in court on Dec. 10. His passenger, Andre Maytas, 60, of North Adams, Mass., was arrested for having an active arrest warrant from 2007 for writing bad checks. He was ordered to appear in court on Oct. 29.
-- On Oct. 26, at approximately 8:15 a.m., the Winhall Police Department responded to a report of a domestic dispute at the Pinnacle Lodge. During the investigation it was determined that a male, later identified as 27-year-old Kwesi Wilson, had strangled a woman and threatened her with a knife. Winhall Police with the assistance of the Vermont State Police attempted to locate Wilson at his residence. When police attempted to speak with Wilson he fled out the window of his residence in an attempt to elude. Winhall Police Officers and Vermont State Troopers used a K-9 to attempt to locate Wilson in the surrounding area. Later that day, around midnight, Wilson was taken into custody at the Winhall Police Department and charged with two counts of aggravated domestic assault and one count of interference with access to emergency services.
-- On Oct. 27, the Winhall Police Department arrested 25-year-old Matthew Gibson from St. Albans on an outstanding arrest warrant that was issued for failing to appear in Franklin County Court in regards to a contempt charge. Gibson was taken into custody without incident and transported to Marble Valley Correction Facility in Rutland for lack of bail.
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