Police Log: Brattleboro police arrest suspect in Domino's Pizza robbery


BRATTLEBORO >> Domino's Pizza on Canal Street was robbed Friday and an arrest has been made.

At 7:10 p.m. that night, the Brattleboro Police Department went to the business where they learned the suspect had displayed a knife and demanded money. No one was injured.

"The employee gave the robber an undetermined amount of money and the robber fled traveling north on Canal Street," police said in a press release. "Evidence (from a residence on Canal Street) related to the crime was seized and is currently being processed for its evidential value."

Michael J. Lenois Jr., 26, of Brattleboro, was identified as a suspect in the process. Search warrants were granted with assistance from the Vermont State Police and the Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department. Investigating the incident is Brattleboro Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division.

Lenois was arrested for larceny from a person. He is currently being held at the Brattleboro Police Department on a $50,000 bail while he awaits arraignment in Windham Superior Court Criminal Division.

FEB. 9

• Brattleboro Police Department stopped a vehicle on Williams Street for a minor motor vehicle infraction. When police identified the driver, Alexander Kelley, 27, of Westminster, they found his license to be criminally suspended in Vermont. Kelley was issued with a citation to appear in court at a later date.

Feb. 12

• Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Elliot Street for a 911 call in which the caller had hung up the phone. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Myra Morales, 47, of Brattleboro for violation of conditions of release, interference with access to emergency services, and violation of an abuse prevention order. Morales will appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to face the charges.

• Brattleboro Police Department responded to Moore Court for an unwanted subject. Elise Nuccio, 22, of Brattleboro, was cited with simple assault and disorderly conduct. Nuccio will appear in court at a later date.

Feb. 13

• At approximately 12:04 a.m., Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on VT Route 30 for the offense of excessive speed. The operator of this vehicle, Lynn Sparks, 30, of Brattleboro, will appear in the Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division on March 22 to answer to this charge.

• At approximately 7:39 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Canedy Road in Stratton where Michael J. Blackwood 25, of Boston, was identified as the operator of a 2013 Subaru Crosstrek located on its driver side off Canedy Road. Blackwood reported losing traction and then crashing. Blackwood was wearing seat belts and was not injured.

FEB. 14

• At approximately 10:15 a.m., Brattleboro Police Department responded to the Subway restaurant at 233 Main Street for a robbery in progress. An employee was able to identify the suspect as Leonard Viola, 49, of Brattleboro. Police later located Viola, who was cited with larceny from a person. No weapons were displayed during the incident and no one was injured. Viola will appear in court at later date.

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