Police Log

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Oct. 7

• Following an investigation, Sean C. Foster, 28, of Bellows Falls, was cited for violating the terms of an abuse prevention order.

Oct. 9

• The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence in town for a report of a dispute. Following an investigation, Donald R Wilkins, 38 of Brattleboro, was cited with violating his court-ordered conditions of release.

Oct. 12

• At 8:35 p.m., the Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a motor vehicle stop on Broad Brook Road in Vernon. As a result, Terri L. Hendricks, 61, of Vernon, was arrested and cited for driving under the influence and grossly negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Oct. 13

• The Vermont State Police is investigating a reported theft from a college dormitory in Marlboro. An investigation revealed that on Oct. 12, between 11 a.m. and 1:45 p.m., someone entered a Marlboro College dormitory and stole a MacBook Pro laptop along with some personal property belonging to one of the staff. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Trooper Valcourt at 802-722-4600 or call the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at 802-241-5355. Anonymous crime tips can also be sent using a mobile device. Text the keyword VTIPS to the shortcut CRIMES (274687) and share the tip.

• At just past midnight, the Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a motor vehicle stop on Fort Bridgman Road in Vernon. As a result, Tia M. Albert, 24, of Greenfield, Mass., was arrested and cited for driving under the influence and negligent operation.

• At 7 p.m., the Bellows Falls Police Department responded to Rockingham Street for the report of a pedestrian versus motor vehicle accident. The pedestrian was taken to Springfield Hospital before being transferred to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The Bellows Falls Fire Department, Vermont State Police, Golden Cross Ambulance and the Walpole, N.H., Police Department assisted. The name of the pedestrian is being withheld at this time. Anyone who might have information on the accident should call the Bellows Falls Police Department at 802-463-1234.

Oct. 15


• The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a report of a burglary to a business on lower Main Street. Officers determined that someone, using a rock, broke a window and took jewelry from a display case. As a result, Tiffany Leblanc. 26, of Brattleboro, was cited with theft. However, officers determined Leblanc only stole one piece of jewelry. Video surveillance indicated that a man actually broke the window and stole most of the items in the display case at about 4:45 a.m. At the time, the man was wearing blue jeans, a long-sleeved blue shirt, and was using a tan shirt to cover his face. The man, described as slender, white and approximately 5' 11", was also wearing black shoes with a white horizontal stripe. Anyone with any information on this incident is encouraged to call the Brattleboro Police Department at 802-257-7950.

• At 3:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a theft from an automobile in Putney. Investigation revealed that a sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 and 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, someone entered an unlocked silver 2003 Volkswagen Jetta station wagon while it was parked at the Green Mountain Orchards on West Hill Road or while it was parked on Gray Lane in Putney and took a Stihl 461 chainsaw and a pair of Lecia binoculars were stolen from the Jetta. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Trooper Valcourt at 802-722-4600 or call the State Police Crime Information Tip Line at 802-241-5355. Anonymous crime tips can also be sent using a mobile device. Text the keyword VTIPS to the shortcut CRIMES (274687) and share the tip.

• At 5:45 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a vandalism complaint in Westminster. Troopers learned Michelle Macias, 44, of Bellows Falls, was on Shawn Rice's property after being told she wasn't welcome there and then caused damage to Rice's yard and mailbox. Macias was issued a citation for unlawful mischief and unlawful trespass.

• At 10:35 p.m., officers with the Winchester, N.H., Police Department were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident on Route 119 near the Pisgah State Park ATV parking lot. The 2009 Toyota Corolla was traveling west when it drifted off the right-hand shoulder of the road. It traveled along the side of the embankment until colliding head-on with a steep portion of the hill, where it stopped. The vehicle suffered heavy front-end damage as well as damage to the undercarriage where it scraped a large portion of the ground and light damage to the side doors on either side from brush and branches. The driver was identified as Sierra Butler, 21, of Hinsdale, who complained of head and neck pain and was bleeding from the nose and mouth. She was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision but her airbag did not deploy. It appeared she struck her head on the steering wheel. According to investigating officer J. Mabe, neither alcohol nor drugs nor speed appeared to play a factor in the crash. Butler told police she may have fallen asleep. Butler was transported by the Winchester ambulance to Cheshire Medical Center in Keene with head and neck trauma. The vehicle was removed by Mountainside Towing.

• Troopers with the Vermont State Police were called to investigate a suspected domestic assault that occurred on the night of Oct. 14 at a residence in Rockingham. As a result, troopers cited Troy Thibodeau, 25, of Rockingham, with first degree aggravated domestic assault.

Oct. 16

• The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a two-car, hit-and-run crash on Putney Road near the stoplight at Hannaford. While one officer secured the scene, a second went in search of the driver of the vehicle that left the scene, locating it a short distance away. Officers learned both vehicles were traveling north when the lead vehicle stopped for a red light. The second vehicle, being driven by William Schroeder, 33, of Marlboro, did not stop, hitting the first vehicle, before driving away from the scene. Both drivers were transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Schroeder was cited with leaving the scene of an accident, possession of a controlled substance, and negligent operation.

Oct. 17

• At 12:15 a.m., the Vermont State Police was contacted by the Winhall Police Department in regards to a possible domestic assault that occurred at Grout Pond in Stratton. Through investigation, troopers learned that Jeremiah Beck, 40, of Jamaica, had on several occasions assaulted the victim. Beck was located by troopers who were assisted by a Winhall police officer. Beck was arrested and cited with first degree aggravated domestic assault and domestic assault.

All persons named in the Police Log are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you've appeared in the Police Log, and the charges were 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. 215, or news@reformer.com.

— Reformer Staff


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