Police Log

Nov. 4

- At 5:30 p.m., the Bellows Falls Police Department executed a search warrant of an apartment on Atkinson Street as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs in the Village of Bellows Falls. As a result, officers took into custody ARay Stevens, 35, of Bellows Falls, on two outstanding arrest warrants. He was cited with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, impeding public officers and resisting arrest. Members of the Walpole, N.H., Police Department and the Windham County Sheriff's Office assisted.

Nov. 11

- At 5:50 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 121 in Grafton. The operator was identified as Richard H. Damon, 83, of Westminster. Damon reported his vehicle departed the right-hand side of the roadway and struck a tree while navigating a left-hand turn. Damon advised he was not paying attention while making the turn which ultimately led to the collision. Neither drugs or alcohol are considered to be factors in this crash. Damon reported no injuries after the crash. The Windham Fire Department and Benny's Towing assisted at the scene.

- At 10 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Sweet Pond Road in Guilford for a reported single-vehicle rollover crash. Investigation found that a vehicle being operated by a 16-year-old was headed northbound when he lost control of his vehicle on the gravel roadway. The driver attempted to regain control of his vehicle and ended up exiting the roadway and striking an earthen embankment. His vehicle subsequently rolled over onto its roof in the roadway. No injuries were sustained in this crash and the vehicle was towed by Affordable Towing of Brattleboro.

- At 2:40 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Marlboro. Upon arrival, Kenneth Hartman, 51, of Wilmington, reported he was negotiating a curve in the roadway when he took his eyes off the road to reach for a bottle of water. As a result, Hartman's vehicle drifted into the shoulder and down an embankment, causing it to strike several trees. Hartman received minor injuries as a result of the crash. Route 9 was shut down for approximately 30 minutes while the vehicle was towed from the scene.

- At 2:45 p.m., Aaron Redden, 20, of Bennington, was driving a 2015 Honda Accord on Interstate 91 in Brattleboro when he struck a deer. His vehicle was disabled from the collision and towed from the scene.

- At 11:25 p.m., the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle on East Town Farm Road in Putney for a motor vehicle violation which had occurred on Bellows Falls Road. As a result, Neil K. Goldberg, 29, of Burlington, was arrested and cited with driving under the influence and providing false information to a law enforcement officer.

Nov. 12

- At 11:20 a.m., Vermont State Police were contacted regarding a male that had entered a residence in Londonderry. Upon speaking with the complainant it was learned the male was related to the family, but unwelcome in the home. The subject was located and issued a notice against trespass for the property as well as another relative's property.

- At just before 3 p.m., the Bellows Falls Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop for an inspection and equipment violations. Following an investigation, a passenger in the vehicle, Jesse Morey, of Westminster, was taken into custody on an active arrest warrant. Morey was also cited with possession of controlled and regulated drugs.

Nov. 13

- Vermont State Police responded to a residence on Merrill Drive in Brookline for a 911 hang-up call. Following an investigation, Edward Arbuckle, 50, of Brookline, was cited with violating his court ordered conditions of release for consuming alcohol and being in contact with a female he was ordered to have no contact with.

- At 3:30 a.m., Vermont State Police responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle, wallet and cell phone. Officers from the Brattleboro Police Department located the vehicle on Bridge Street. Following an investigation, Tanya Gagne 43, of Brattleboro, was arrested and cited with driving under the influence, operating a vehicle with a criminally suspended license, and possession of stolen property.

- At 7:50 a.m., a member of the Vermont State Police clocked a vehicle traveling 96 mph in a 65-mph zone on Interstate 91 in Westminster. As a result, David Drewing, 28, of Dummerston, was taken into custody and cited with negligent operation and excessive speed.

- At 1:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Broad Brook Road in Guilford for the report of a single-vehicle rollover. Troopers determined Paul E. Boyce Jr., 41, of Vernon, fell asleep at the wheel due to medical issues. As a result, his vehicle struck a rock wall and overturned. Boyce Jr. was issued a ticket for unreasonable and imprudent speed.

- On Oct. 13, the Windham County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into consumption of alcohol by a minor. As a result, Nicholas D. Fisher, 23, of Dummerston, was cited with enabling the consumption of alcohol by minor.

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