Police Log, Jan. 7, 2019


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Dec. 15

- At about 6 p.m., officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a report of a male subject threatening other tenants at a Canal Street apartment. Investigation revealed that Nathaniel Morman, 54, of Brattleboro, had threatened to assault another tenant. Mormon was located on Dec. 26 and was issued a citation to appear at court at a later date and time to answer to the charge of aggravated disorderly conduct.

Dec. 20

- The Brattleboro Police Department responded to an establishment on South Main Street for a trespassing complaint. Upon arrival, police observed Bobby Bethune, 18, of New Jersey, behind the wheel of a vehicle. Bethune was not trespassing, however currently has court ordered conditions of release not to operate a motor vehicle. Due to extenuating circumstances, Bethune was not immediately arrested. Bethune was located later, and issued a citation for the offense. Bethune will appear in court at a later date.

Dec. 31

- At about 9:40 p.m., the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Main Street for a report of a disturbance involving a male and female. The male, identified as Michael P. Travers, 40, of Brattleboro, had left the scene. Investigation revealed that Travers had violated his court ordered conditions of release by having contact with the female party. Travers was later located by Vermont State Police in Townshend, and issued a citation ordering him to appear in court at a later date.

- The Brattleboro Police Department made contact with Kevin M. Cameron, 53, of Brattleboro. It was discovered that Cameron was in violation of current court ordered conditions of release. Cameron was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where he was lodged in lieu of $10,000 bail. He will answer to these charges in court at a later date.

Jan. 1

- At just past 1 a.m., an officer with the Wilmington Police Department was on patrol in the area of Ray Hill Road when the officer observed the driver of a vehicle drive through a stop sign at the intersection of Mann Road and Ray Hill Road. As a result, Katya Hill, 46, of Wilmington, was arrested and cited with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

- At 10:41 p.m., the Brattleboro Police Department stopped to assist a motorist with a flat tire. Officers observed the vehicle on Elliot Street driving with the flat tire and flagged it down to stop. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Shamel Trowell, 30, of Brattleboro. Officers noticed an odor of intoxicants emanating from Trowell which prompted a DUI investigation. Trowell was subsequently arrested and transported to the police department where he was processed for DUI. Trowell was later released on a citation to appear at court to answer to the charge of (DUI) criminal refusal.

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Jan. 2

- At 4:45 p.m., the Wilmington Police Department received reports of a large black SUV being operated in a field on Route 100 North. The vehicle was stopped and during the investigation the operator was found to be operating under the influence of alcohol. As a result, Konstantin Semenyuk, 26, from Northport, Fla., was arrested and cited.

Jan. 3

- The Brattleboro Police Department observed a vehicle known to them for drug activity leave a residence on Canal Street known for drug activity. Police observed the operator, knew her to have a suspended license, and conducted a motor vehicle stop. A passenger, Terry Dukette, 51, of Brattleboro, was found to have prescription drugs on her person, and did not have a prescription for the drugs. Dukette was issued a citation for possessing the drugs. Dukette will appear in court.

Jan. 4

- Following an investigation, the Wilmington Police Department arrested John White, 58, of Dorset, and cited him with false pretenses. Investigators learned of several instances when White took payment for firewood but never actually delivered the firewood. On Jan. 4, White was cited to appear in court on Feb. 5.

Jan. 6

- At 5:47 p.m., Vermont State Police troopers from the Westminster Barracks were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash in the area of mile marker 6.6 northbound on Interstate 91 in Guilford. The operator, Ann Duff, 25, of Brattleboro, advised she swerved to avoid a vehicle in the right travel lane and went off the road. Duff had no injuries and refused medical treatment. Duff was subsequently issued a citation for a driving lanes violation.

- At 5:27 p.m., the Vermont State Police observed a vehicle without proper permits parked in a designated disabled parking spot at the West Brattleboro Cumberland Farms. The operator, Buck Mitchell, 26, of Brattleboro, was observed exiting the vehicle to enter the store. Before entering the store, Mitchell was detained for the violation. A subsequent check of Mitchell's license showed it was criminally suspended in the state of Vermont.

Jan. 7

- At 1:35 a.m., Vermont State Police troopers from the Westminster Barracks, responded to a residence on Hamilton Road in Guilford for a report of a male, yelling and breaking things. Upon arrival, it was discovered, Isaiah T. Walker, 25, of no address had got into a verbal argument with household members. During the argument, he caused significant damage throughout the residence. Walker sustained minor cuts to his hands and feet during the incident. He was transported to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and then to Southern State Correctional Facility to be held until sober. Walker was issued a citation to appear in Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division at a later date, to answer for the charge of unlawful mischief.


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