Police Log

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Oct. 30

- At 10 p.m. the Vermont State Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 Dodge Neon on Route 30 in Townshend for crossing the double yellow center line multiple times. After an investigation, troopers determined that the passenger, Felicia Woodruff, 29, of Londonderry, was in possession of pills that were not prescribed to her. Woodruff was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Nov. 15

- The Windham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a vehicle's tire being punctured in the Brattleboro Union High School parking lot on between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact Capt. Mark Anderson at 802-451-3451.

Nov. 18

- The Springfield Police Department arrested Miranda Sevene, 23, of Bellows Falls, and cited her with possession of heroin.

Nov. 25

- At 3 p.m., the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department responded to the T-Bird Mini Mart on Brattleboro Road for the report of a motor vehicle crash. As a result, Cody Rowan, 21, was taken into custody on an outstanding bench warrant.

- At 8 p.m. on March 7, a trooper with the Vermont State Police observed a 1995 Dodge Dakota resting against a guardrail at the intersection of I-91 Access Road and Westminster Heights Road in Westminster. Through investigation, it was determined that the operator, Jacob Lober, 19, of Bellows Falls, was under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for DUI. Later, troopers determined that Nathan Fairbrother, was actually operating the vehicle. As a result, Fairbrother was cited with negligent operation and giving false information to a police officer.

- At 8:30 p.m., the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Brattleboro Road. As a result, Tamika Bacon, 21, of Brattleboro, was cited with operating a vehicle without a valid driver's license.

- At 10 p.m., the Vermont State Police stopped Christina M. Krieg, 42, of Hadley, Mass. Krieg's vehicle was stopped traveling through a sobriety check point, located on Route 30 in Brattleboro. Krieg was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.

- At 11 p.m., Cpl. Paul Dean of the Vermont State Police stopped a 2006 Saab for speeding at 84 miles per hour in a posted 65 mph zone on Interstate 91 South in Westminster. After stopping the operator, later identified as William Burch, 52, of West Windsor, he sped away initiating a pursuit. The pursuit continued south at speeds more than 130 mph. Traffic conditions were light but Burch traveled into the breakdown lane and passed a vehicle. He got off the highway at Exit 4 in Putney and traveled north. He then pulled into a parking lot on Main Street and stopped. Burch was cited with attempting to elude police and gross negligent operation. He was also issued tickets for having an unregistered vehicle, plates not assigned to vehicle, driving in the breakdown lane, and passing on the right.

- The Vermont State Police, along with the Brattleboro Police Department, conducted a sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol in the area of Route 30 in Brattleboro. The purpose was to detect impaired drivers. During the patrol, more than 400 operators were contacted, with 26 screened for impairment and one arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. Throughout the day, Vermont State Police troopers from the Westminster Barracks conducted saturation patrols on Interstate 91 in Windsor and Windham counties. The purpose of these patrols was to enforce motor vehicle laws, and promote safe driving on our roadways. During the patrols, troopers completed a total of 12 traffic stops, issuing 16 tickets and making one arrest for attempting to elude and gross negligent operation.

Nov. 26

- At 1 a.m., a member of the Vermont State Police observed a vehicle driving on Marlboro Road, in Brattleboro, with defective equipment. The trooper performed a motor-vehicle stop in the area of Westgate Drive. Further investigation revealed that the operator, Emma R. Ethier, 19, of Brattleboro, was operating her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Ethier was arrested and cited.

- At 6 a.m., the West River Community Project building located at 6573 Route 30 in Townshend was burglarized. Several items were damaged and some were removed from the building. Anyone with information about this burglary or who was traveling on Route 30 in West Townshend and observed anything suspicious around that time is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police.

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.



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.

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