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- At about 12:15 p.m., officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the area of Putney Road for a report of a male subject who had just left a local store with a shopping cart full of merchandise that had not been paid for. The male subject left the shopping cart and contents and fled down Putney Road. Store security reported the contents of the shopping cart totaled about $200 and were all recovered at the scene. An officer was able to locate the subject down the road from the store and he was identified as Chad E. Dustin, 46, of Chesterfield N.H. Dustin was issued a trespass warning for the business and released on citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division.
- The Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Maple Street for a report of a household member threatening serious violence and arson. Upon arrival, police made contact with the residents, and spoke with them about their family member, William J. Therieau, 31, of Brattleboro. Investigation revealed that Therieau, over the past several months, had physically abused, and put in fear for their safety, his elderly family members. Therieau was taken into custody, and lodged at the Brattleboro Police Department. There he was processed, issued conditions of release, and held on bail. Therieau was cited to appear in court the next day.
- At 7:57 p.m., officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were on patrol on Putney Road when they observed two individuals that they believed to have court ordered conditions not be near each other. Subsequent investigation revealed that Dominic J. Graves, 28, of Brattleboro, violated his court ordered conditions of release in that he had contact with a female that he was not allowed to. Graves was placed under arrest and was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where he was processed, temporarily lodged, issued a citation and conditions and released. Graves was ordered to appear in court the next day.
- At 11:27 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash, on Interstate 91 northbound at mile marker 23 in Putney. The operator of the vehicle who was identified as Bonnie G. Welch, 48, of Hinsdale Mass., was subsequently taken into custody for driving under the influence of drugs. Welch was cited to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division to answer for the charge of DUI. Welch was cited and released. The investigation is ongoing and more charges could be filed.
- At 2:18 p.m., officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to Main Street for a report of an assault. While responding officers received a detailed description of the suspect who fled on foot. Officers met the with the male victim who stated that he was assaulted and that his glasses were broken. Evidence at the scene confirmed the victim's statements. The incident occurred in a busy public place with a high volume of pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic. The victim sustained minor non-life threatening injuries. Officers located the suspect nearby and identified him as Justin E. Clough, 40, of Brattleboro. Clough was still displaying aggressive behavior in public. While investigating this incident it was discovered that Clough had recently entered a business on High Street that he was previously trespassed from. Clough was placed under arrest and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where he was fingerprinted, photographed, temporarily lodged, issued a citation and conditions then released. He is scheduled to appear in Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division.
- At 9:57 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the area of 619 Kentfield Road in Whitingham. The investigation into the crash is still ongoing. Preliminary investigation indicates that the operator and sole occupant, Aiden Bimmler, 18, of Whitingham, was traveling east on Kentfield Road in a 1998 Ford pickup truck when he failed to navigate a moderate left hand corner. The vehicle went off the right side of the road, striking several trees and rolled. When Fire & Rescue personnel arrived on scene, Bimmler reported to have been partially ejected from the vehicle. Bimmler sustained serious injuries to his head and chest as a result of the crash. He was airlifted to Albany Medical Center for treatment. The truck is considered totaled due to extensive damage throughout the entirety of the vehicle. The Vermont State Police received assistance on scene from the Wilmington Police Department, Whitingham Fire Department and Deerfield Valley Rescue.
- At 11:41 a.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a burglary complaint in Westminster. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown person(s) entered a residence at Shady Pines Park sometime between June 25 and 27, and took several items from the residence. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the State Police at 802-254-2382 and reference case # 20B102884.
- At about 11:15 a.m., Vermont 911 was alerted about an erratic operator on Interstate 91 traveling south, approaching exit 3 in Brattleboro. While taking the information, Vermont 911 was advised that the vehicle had crashed on the Exit 3 southbound off-ramp. Troopers from the Vermont State Police Barracks in Westminster responded. The investigation determined that the operator, Chad P. Dearborn, 43, of Westminster, was operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Dearborn was arrested at the scene and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Westminster for processing and later released. Dearborn was issued a citation to appear before the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division to answer for the charge driving under the influence.
- Officers from the Brattleboro Police Department were dispactched to a Hotel on Putney Road for an altercation that had occurred. Officers arrived and after speaking with all parties involved it was determined that Breann Campbell, 43, of Brattleboro, had created a public disturbance while using racial slurs. Campbell was arrested for hate motivated disorderly conduct. Campbell was taken into custody and was released on conditions and was cited to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division.