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May 18

- At just before 4 p.m., an officer with the Bellows Falls Police Department arrested Corrina M. Carr, 43, of Springfield, Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license.

June 7

- At 10:30 p.m., an officer with the Bellows Falls Police Department observed a man standing outside of a vehicle urinating in a business parking lot. After the vehicle departed, there were beer cans observed on the ground. The vehicle in question was stopped a short time later for a motor vehicle violation. The operator, Tammy Sears, 45, of Saxtons River, was found to be impaired by alcohol rendering her unsafe to operate a motor vehicle. Her operating privileges were also under suspension from prior DUI convictions. Sears was arrested and cited with DUI #5 and operating after suspension. She was processed and issued a criminal citation to appear at a later date. She was released to a sober adult soon after processing.

June 8

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- At 12:25 a.m., troopers with the Vermont State Police assisted Massachusetts State Police in locating a vehicle that was being pursued into Vermont, the driver suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. Massachusetts State Police discontinued their pursuit once reaching the Vermont border and passed along vehicle information to Vermont State Police. Troopers found the vehicle at Mile Marker 21 in the breakdown lane, but when they approached the vehicle, two men got out and began running. One subject was apprehended right away, but the other fled into the woods. With the assistance of Mario Checchi of the Bellows Falls Police Department and his K9, Caesar, the second subject was located and taken into custody. As a result, Jose A. Orta Jr., 33, of East Haven, Conn., was arrested and cited with suspicion of driving under the influence.

June 9

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- At 12:30 a.m., officers with the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a report of an altercation at a residence on Marlboro Road. As a result, Seth R. Kellner, 39, of Brattleboro, was arrested and cited with second degree aggravated domestic assault, interference with access to emergency services and unlawful mischief.

- At 8 a.m., troopers with the Vermont state Police responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on South Wardsboro Road in Newfane. Troopers determined Arva Beskin, 20, of Wardsboro, lost control of the vehicle on a dirt road, which left the roadway. Beskin escaped from the vehicle, which was engulfed in flames. Firefighters from the NewBrook Fire Department extinguished the fire and NewBrook FD-EMS treated Beskin for minor injuries.

- At 5:45 p.m., troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to the area of 1612 Morse Brook Road in Westminster for a report of a single-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, troopers observed a vehicle with substantial damage to it. The operator, James H. Jackson, showed signs of impairment. As a result, Jackson, 55, of Westminster, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence.

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June 10

- An officer with the Brattleboro Police Department observed a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner. As a result, Lori J. Nelson, 60, of Guilford, was arrested and cite with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

- At 7:50 p.m., troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to Route 103 near Brockways Mills Road in Rockingham for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, witnesses stated that the male operator of the vehicle had since fled the scene. Other witnesses provided statements that the vehicle had been traveling at an extremely high rate of speed, passing vehicles at unsafe locations, and almost running vehicles off the roadway. A Windham County Deputy who passed by the vehicle captured it on radar at 128 mph in a 50-mph zone. There were approximately 300 feet of skid marks as the vehicle lost control, striking a guardrail. Matthew C. D'Entremont, 25, of Stow, Mass., returned to the scene of the crash and identified himself as the operator. D'Entremont was subsequently arrested and cited with leaving the scene of an accident, grossly negligent operation and excessive speed.

June 11

- At just past 4 a.m., the Vermont State Police received a 911 call reporting a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 142 near Tyler Hill Road in Vernon. Troopers determined Megan R. Cole, 23, of Vernon, failed to maintain her lane, drove off the western side of the roadway and crashed into the back of a truck parked in a driveway on Vermont Route 142. Cole's vehicle rolled over onto its roof and she was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries received. After her release, Cole was cited with driving under the influence.


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