-- On April 4, Vermont State Police found Timothy Schofield, 27, of Chester, asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle parked in the Cumberland Farms. He was determined to operate the vehicle and was screened for DUI. Schofield was subsequently arrested for DUI and processed at the Rockingham barracks, then released to a sober family member. He was cited to appear in court on April 23.
-- On April 10, Bellows Falls Police Officers arrested Jessika L. Nelson-Kendall, of Bellows Falls, on an outstanding warrant on Green Street. Nelson-Kendall was transported to Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of bail.
-- On April 9, Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on I-91. Investigation revealed that one of the occupants in the car, Charles E. Greene, 34, of Springfield, Mass., was in possession of a felony amount of crack cocaine and powder cocaine. Greene was also found to be in possession of a misdemeanor amount of marijuana. Another passenger in the vehicle, Melissa L. Talbot, of Chicopee, Mass., provided a false name to the troopers.
Green and Talbot were both arrested and transported to the State Police barracks in West Brattleboro for processing. Talbot was released on a citation to report to the Vermont Superior Court Criminal Division in Windham on May 28 for arraignment. Greene was issued a citation to report to the Vermont Superior Court Criminal Division in Windham on April 10 for arraignment. Greene was subsequently transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility.
On April 9, Vermont State Police received a 911 call reporting an assault on a family member. Troopers responded and found that a 16-year-old Dummerston girl had assaulted two family members. The girl also assaulted a trooper while being taken into custody. She was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro barracks where she was later released into the custody of Department of Children and Families.
-- On April 9, Vermont State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle crash into a telephone pole on Route 5, near the Hidden Acres Campgrounds. The damage had totaled a 1995 Jeep Cherokee. The vehicle had extensive front end damage from a head-on collision with a power pole and the supporting guide wire for the power pole. The female operator of the vehicle was also reported to have exited the heavily damaged vehicle. She had begun to walk and hitch hike away from the crash, continuing south on Route 5 on foot.
The operator of the vehicle was located by the police and identified as Katrina M. Justice, 34, of Brattleboro. Further investigation into the incident led to Justice being arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident. Justice was also ticketed for driving with a suspended license, which was a third offense. She was arrested, processed and released with a citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court Windham District at a later time to answer to the charges.
-- On April 9, Vermont State Police investigated a possible case of domestic assault which occurred in a residence on King Road. Upon investigating the scene, troopers determined that an individual had been assaulted by a family member. Troopers arrested James Stuart Dauchy, 48, of Jamaica, for domestic assault. Dauchy was brought to the Brattleboro barracks where he was fingerprinted, photographed and processed for domestic assault. He was subsequently transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility.
-- On April 9, Vermont State Police responded to single motor vehicle crash which occurred at the intersection of River Road and Brook Street. Upon investigation, troopers determined that David Medina, 24, of Keene, N.H., was operating a white 2006 Chevrolet HHR when he was entering River Road. While attempting to navigate a turn, Medina lost control of his vehicle and exited the roadway. He was wearing a seat belt and no injuries were reported.
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