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May 17

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Christopher W. Piadade, 25, of Brattleboro, with possession of drug paraphernalia.

May 22

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department arrested Domenic J. Palomba, 42, of Brattleboro, and cited him with willful concealment.

May 24

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department arrested Allen W. Damon, 38, of Hinsdale, and cited him with driving under the influence.

May 25

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Brenda J. Mecheski, 53, of Hinsdale, with operating a vehicle with suspended registration.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department arrested Allaura J. Wunschel, 18, and Kiana L. Ingerson, 21, both of Brattleboro, and cited them with willful concealment.

May 26

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Tate Cooper, of Hinsdale, with possession of drug paraphernalia and open container.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department arrested Haleigh M. Holmes, 18, of Winchester, N.H., and cited her with driving under the influence, reckless operation and operating without a valid license. The Winchester, N.H. Police Department assisted at the scene.

May 27

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Michele L. Stetson, 44, of Hinsdale with operating without a valid license.

- Brattleboro Police responded to a trespassing complaint at a business on Putney Road. It was reported that a female, who was intoxicated, was sleeping in an employee area and was believed to have been previously trespassed from the establishment. The female was not on scene upon officer arrival. The investigation revealed that Lynn Norman, 60, of Brattleboro, was sleeping on property that she was previously trespassed from. She was intoxicated, which violates her court ordered conditions of release. She was located and issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.

May 28

- At 10 p.m., officers with the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Western Avenue for the report of an assault. As a result, Jody Becker, 55, of Brattleboro, was arrested and cited with domestic

assault.

May 30

- At 4:29 p.m., a member of the Vermont State Police observed a motor vehicle speeding on I-91 in Westminster. The detective observed this vehicle to be traveling in excess of 100 mph. The detective radioed ahead to uniformed member who subsequently captured this vehicle on LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) speed measuring device at 97 mph in a posted 65-mph zone in Dummerston. The vehicle was stopped at the Exit 3 southbound off-ramp. The operator was identified as Nelson Arias Jr, 49, of New York City. Arias was arrested for excessive speed and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department for processing. Arias was subsequently released on a citation and ordered to report to the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division at a later date for arraignment.

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- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department took into custody Christopher A. Young, 28, of Brattleboro, on two outstanding arrest warrants for the offense of theft.

May 31

- On May 12, the Brattleboro Police Department began an investigation into a report from a business on Putney Road that an employee had been taking money. Following an investigation, a juvenile was cited with grand larceny.

- At just past 3 a.m., troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to Wardsboro for a report of a vehicle taken without the owner's consent. As a result, Laura Weyant, 35, Putney, was cited with operating a vehicle without the owner's consent.

- At 5:20 a.m., officers with the Bellows Falls Police Department arrested Jasmin Clark, of Bellows Falls, and cited her with violating the conditions of her release.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Tiffany Scadding, 34, of Hinsdale, with theft.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Kimberly A. Cobb, 35, of Hinsdale with giving a false report to law enforcement and driving while intoxicated.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department cited Jessica L. Smith, 28, of Hinsdale, with conduct after an accident, use of mobile electronic device while driving, misuse or failure to display plates and operating an unregistered vehicle.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department arrested Tanner D. Walden, 20, of Hinsdale, and cited him with domestic violence: assault.

- The Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department is investigating a reported hit-and-run at the intersection of Brattleboro Road and Thicket Hill at 1:50 a.m. The suspected vehicle was described as a black Dodge pick-up truck with a metal grill. Based upon the evidence at hand, there may be damage to the driver side area of this pick-up truck. It is unknown in which state this vehicle is registered. Anyone with information is urged to contact Cpl. Adam Belville at abelville@pd.hinsdale.nh.gov.

June 1

- At just before 1 a.m., officers with the Bellows Falls Police Department arrested Peter H. McGarry, of Brookfield, Conn., and cited him with driving under the influence.

- At just before 3 a.m., Vermont State Police responded to Newfane for the report of an assault. As a result, Roy A. Malcom, 63, of Pacific Grove, Calif., was cited with domestic assault.

- At 8 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Interstate 91 in Rockingham for the report of a single-vehicle crash. Troopers determined Steven Chaput, 29, of Lebanon, N.H., fell asleep at the wheel and drove off the roadway. There were no injuries reported.

- At 7:10 p.m., a trooper with the Vermont State Police observed a vehicle traveling at 105 mph in a 65-mph zone on Interstate 91 in Dummerston. As a result, Daniel C. Li, 30, of Dix Hills, N.Y., was arrested and cited with excessive speed.

- At 8:25 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a possibly impaired driver in Londonderry. As a result, Donald Powers, 61, of South Londonderry, was arrested and cited with driving under the influence.

- Officers with the Hinsdale, N.H. Police Department arrested Jennie F. Benoit, 45, of Hinsdale and cited her with driving while intoxicated.

June 2

- At 6 p.m., a trooper with the Vermont State Police observed a truck traveling in the area of mile marker 26 southbound on I-91 in Westminster at 98 mph in the posted 65-mph zone. As a result, Alec Rodrigue, 21, of Gardner, Mass., was arrested and cited with excessive speed.

- At just before 8 p.m., troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to a mobile home park on Brookline Road in Athens for a report of a citizen dispute. Following an investigation, Tarra L. Purington, 44, of Athens, was cited with unlawful mischief, disorderly conduct and criminal threatening for yelling loudly, threatening neighbors, and causing damage to a neighbor's camper using a 2-x-4 piece of wood.

- At 9:30 p.m., troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Woodford. Troopers determined Hannah Gaines, 19, of Wilmington, lost control of her eastbound 2009 Nissan Maxima as she traveled uphill into a curve. After losing control, her vehicle struck several objects off the shoulder of the road, causing extensive damage. Gaines was transported by the Bennington Rescue Squad to Southern Vermont Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

- At 10:45 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report that Benjamin C. Doebler, 51, of Putney, was actively violating his conditions of release at a residence on Brookline Road in Athens. During the investigation, Doebler was found hiding in a closet and was taken into custody. He was cited with violating the conditions of his release.


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