Police Log

Wednesday January 30, 2013

Westminster man cited with 2 counts of domestic assault

PUTNEY -- A 27-year-old Westminster man was cited with two counts of domestic assault and transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,000 bail.

At approximately 2:11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, Vermont State Police received a report of a domestic incident that had occurred the day before. Troopers concluded that Justin Tyler Doubleday, 27, had assaulted his ex-girlfriend and his 5-year-old son while at his mother’s residence.

Doubleday was located at his mother’s residence on Sunday, Jan. 27, and taken into custody for domestic assault.

He was ordered to appear in Windham Superior Court at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28.


-- Elizabeth M. Dery, of Townshend, was cited for operating with a suspended license on Saturday, Jan. 26.

She was ordered to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.

-- Police responded to the overflow shelter at 190 Main St. on a report of a fight on Sunday, Jan. 27.

Investigation led to the arrest of Brad Pennington, 49, of Brattleboro, for disorderly conduct. He was cited for a later date and released.

-- Daniel H. McAllister, 52, of Brattleboro, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol on Monday, Jan. 28, after Brattleboro Police officers pulled over the vehicle he was driving.


-- Vermont State Police at the Brattleboro barracks responded to Interstate 91 on a report of a single-vehicle crash/rollover on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

The operator, identified as Breanne Lucey, 29, of Walpole, N.H., told troopers she lost control of her vehicle, slid off the roadway and crashed into the median. She was uninjured but the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Investigation revealed that Lucey was northbound on I-91 when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving, entered the median and rolled over.

The accident is still under investigation and anyone who may have witnessed it is asked to contact Trooper Travis Valcourt at 802-254-2382.

-- VSP and Dummerston Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash along US Route 5 at 1:12 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26.

Troopers learned William Reser, 66, of Putney, was traveling south when the vehicle he was operating left the roadway and crashed into a fence. He continued traveling off the road and crashed through the same fence again before coming to a position of uncontrolled rest into a tree. Reser had no apparent injuries but was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital as a precautionary measure.

Reser did not know how the crash happened but told police he may have fallen asleep behind the wheel. He was issued a citation for failing to maintain his lane of travel.


-- On Jan. 23, the Vermont State Police responded to a two-car motor vehicle crash with no injuries on Higley Hill Road. Investigation revealed that Eileen M. Ranslow, 70, of Marlboro, was traveling eastbound on Higley Hill Road and signaled to turn left onto Upper Dover Road. Ranslow came to a stop and allowed another vehicle to exit from Upper Dover Road and onto Higley Hill Road. At this time, Thomas J.B. Williams, 19, of Putney, was also traveling eastbound behind Ranslow. Williams attempted to stop, however, his vehicle collided with the rear of Ranslow’s vehicle.


-- Jill Morse, 41, was cited for domestic assault, cruelty to children and violation of probation on Friday, Jan. 25.

She was cited to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.


-- There were no injuries in a single-vehicle rollover at the Wardsboro/Stratton townline on Route 100 on Sunday, Jan. 27.

Personnel from the Vermont State Police and the Dover Police Department responded to the scene at approximately 8:46 a.m.

Operator William D’Amico and a passenger were northbound on Route 100 when he lost control on the icy roads and crashed into the snow bank on the east side of the roadway. According to police, the angle at which D’Amico went into the snow bank caused the vehicle to overturn and roll over.

The vehicle was totaled and was towed from the scene.


-- Vermont State Police are investigating a report of a burglary at Beebe Plumbing.

The burglary is believed to have occurred between 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, and 7 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29.

According to police, there were signs of forced entry at the front door of the business and footprints from the perpetrators were discovered.

A small amount of cash was taken but no other items were missing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact Trooper Ryan Wood at the Rockingham State Police Barracks at 802-875-2112.


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