Police Roundup

Tuesday April 20, 2010


-- Ron Wilkins, 25, of Brockton, Mass., was cited for driving under the influence April 17.

A Brattleboro Police officer patrolling the downtown area on foot just after 1 a.m. noticed a vehicle traveling over a lawn on Church Street.

Another officer in the area responded and located Wilkins allegedly driving his car on the lawn of a local business.

Wilkins allegedly admitted to consuming alcohol prior to the operating the vehicle. Police said he failed field sobriety exercises and provided a "partial roadside breath sample" of .098. He was processed for DUI and released with a citation to appear in Windham District Court at a later date.


-- Kathrine C. Ohaus of Brattleboro was arrested on Brattle Street by Brattleboro Police at about 5 p.m. April 13 for the possession of marijuana.


-- Anthony Paraspolo, 25, of Newfane, was cited for driving while intoxicated April 13. He was stopped by Brattleboro Police for not having a front license plate. After a short investigation, it was allegedly found Paraspolo was intoxicated. He was arrested and brought to the Brattleboro Police Department for processing. He was released on citation to appear in court at a later time.


-- Ian Smart, of Brattleboro, was cited with one count of domestic assault April 13 after Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on Green Street for a report of a fight in progress just after 6 p.m. He was cited to appear in Windham District Court at a later date.


-- Robert Foran III, 32, of Chesterfield, N.H., was cited April 11 to appear in Windham District Court at a later date for drinking and driving. Brattleboro Police conducted a stop of Foran's vehicle on Putney Road. During a search of Foran, officers allegedly located a stainless steel flask containing intoxicants. He was taken into police custody where he was processed for DUI.


-- Jami Mitcheal, 31, of Alstead, N.H., was arrested by Bellows Falls Police April 13 for driving under the influence on School Street just after 2 a.m.

Mitcheal was processed and released with a citation to appear in Windham District Court May 4 to answer to the DUI charge.


-- Luis Paulino, 50, of New York, N.Y., was arrested for cocaine possession after a traffic stop on Interstate 91 April 8. He was processed by the Vermont State Police and released on a citation to appear in Windham District Court at a later date.


-- Bonnie J. Nasuta, 27, of Brattleboro, was arrested April 14 in Vernon for allegedly driving while intoxicated, attempting to elude police, driving with a criminally suspended license, resisting arrest and unlawful mischief.

Officer Scott Lane of the Vernon Police Department took Nasuta into custody, and she was sent to Southern State Correctional Facility. She will answer to the charges against her at a later date in Windham District Court.


-- Colleen E. Christiansen, 49, of Vernon, was arrested for driving while intoxicated April 9. Officer Scott Lane of the Vernon Police Department took Christiansen into custody without incident. She was cited to answer to the charge at a later date in Windham District Court and was released.


-- Thomas Baldwin, 52, of Rockingham, was cited March 12 for drunken driving.

At about 8 p.m., a State Police trooper conducted a motor vehicle stop of Baldwin's vehicle on Interstate 91 in Westminster after learning that his license was under civil suspension.

Baldwin allegedly admitted to police that he had consumed three beers during the evening. A preliminary breath test allegedly revealed that Baldwin's blood alcohol concentration level was in excess of the legal limit of .08 percent.

He was transported to the Rockingham State Police Barracks for further processing and was issued a citation to appear in Windham District Court at a future date. He was also issued a Vermont civil violation complaint for driving with a civilly suspended license and was then released.


-- A two-vehicle collision with no injuries resulting occurred on Kurn Hattin Road just before 6 p.m. April 12.

Investigation by the Vermont State Police revealed that the 1996 Nissan Sentra driven by Candice Clark, 19, of Westminster, was turning left out of a driveway when it collided with the a Ford F-250 driven by Wyatt Pedigo, 18, also of Westminster.

Clark said her vision was obstructed by the sun glare and she did not see Pedigo traveling west on Kurn Hattin Road.

Both vehicles sustained damage but were able to be driven from the scene of the accident. Clark was issued a Vermont Civil Violation Complaint for making an unsafe left turn and also a written warning for operating a vehicle with an expired registration.


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