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Oct. 15

- The Brattleboro police and fire departments, and Rescue Inc. responded to the intersection of Main Street and Walnut Street in Brattleboro for a report of a bicyclist that was struck by a motor vehicle. This had been an ongoing investigation and through investigation police were able to determine the operator, Sean P. Pierce, 52, of Massachusetts, was at fault. Pierce was issued Justice Alternatives paperwork and a citation to appear in court Feb. 25.

Dec. 28

- At 11:46 p.m., the New Hampshire State Police cited Victoria Packard, 19, of Dummerston for driving with a revoked or suspended license. Packard received a motor vehicle violation involving a tail lamp and reflections.

Jan. 2

- At about 8 p.m., officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were informed of a violation of conditions of release. Officers found evidence that Corey Whidden, 29, of Brattleboro violated his conditions of release by being out during his designated curfew hours. Whidden was arrested and cited to appear in court at a later date.

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Jan. 7

- At about 3:20 a.m., officers of the Brattleboro Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Putney Road. Subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of Sherry Harder, 37, of Brattleboro for driving under the influence and driving with a criminally suspended license. Harder will appear in court at a later date.

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- The Brattleboro Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop for an equipment violation. The operator, Amber Bergeron, 30, of Jamaica, was found to have a criminally suspended license. Bergeron was placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department, where she was processed and released on a citation to appear in court at a later date.

Jan. 8

- About 22 minutes after midnight, the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a local medical facility for a report of a subject refusing to leave. Responding officers located Lisa M. Barnes, 38, of South Carolina at the facility, refusing to leave.

Barnes was subsequently arrested for unlawful trespass and held in lieu of $200 bail. Barnes was cited to appear in court the next day for the charges of unlawful trespass and resisting arrest.

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Jan. 10

- At about 11:43 a.m., a member of the Vermont State Police stopped a gray 2006 Volkswagen Gold on Interstate 91 in Brattleboro. The trooper stopped the Volkswagen for traveling at 104 mph in violation of the posted 65-mph speed limit. The operator was identified as Wayne Wadington IV, 18, of Shoreham, N.Y. Wadington was arrested and subsequently issued a citation for excessive speed and negligent operation, and ordered to report to court for arraignment.

- The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Cresent Drive in Brattleboro, for a report of domestic assault. Subsequent investigation revealed that Timothy C. Shepard. 39, of Brattleboro had assaulted a female he was living with. The investigation also revealed Shepard interfered with the female calling for help when he took her phone. The female sustained no life threatening injuries and declined medical treatment. Shepard was taken into custody without incident. Shepard was released on conditions and will appear in court at a later date.

Jan. 11

- The Vermont State Police received notification that Kwesi Wilson, 34, of Londonderry was at a residence in Belmont and had an active warrant. Troopers located Wilson at the residence and confirmed the warrant. Troopers transported Wilson to Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility and he was lodged on the warrant.

- At about 6:57 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Vermont Route 11 and Vermont Route 100. Investigation revealed that Susan Christy, 57, of Portsmouth, R.I., was attempting to turn a 2017 Honda Accord left into the intersection, however, Kevin O'Meara,66, of Bennington, tried to pass on the left hand side in a 2016 Chevrolet Cruz. The vehicles collided and each sustained damage in the crash. O'Meara was issued a ticket for the unsafe passing maneuver.


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