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Accident

Officer Hamilton

On February 14 2017 Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to an accident on Canal St. at the I-91 Exit 1 offramp. When officers arrived vehicles involved were still in traffic, and traffic had to be restricted in the area for a short time. The operators were Morgan Dow, 19, of Halifax, and Christine Brimmer, 53, of Vernon. Brimmer was transported from the scene by Rescue with minor injuries. This accident is still under investigation, and anyone with information about it is encouraged to contact Officer Hamilton at the Brattleboro Police Department.

Public Information

Brattleboro Police Department

It’s tax season, so in order to keep you informed and aware we wanted to share the IRS's 2017 list of the " Dirty Dozen “. The Dirty Dozen represents the worst of the worst tax scams. The list is compiled annually, and is updated throughout the tax season, so the information is current.

https://www.irs.gov/uac/newsroom/dirty-dozen 

Please click the link to learn more about the most common tax scams, so that you don't get sucked in, and fall victim.  Among the scams listed, are phishing scams, phone scams and Identity theft.

 

 

 

 

Snow removal from STREETS Tonight

Lt Carrier

To:           AREA NEWS MEDIA

FROM:    Town of Brattleboro

DATE:      2/16/2017  

RE:          DOWNTOWN DISTRICT SNOW REMOVAL

The Town of Brattleboro would like to remind everyone that the snow emergency ban is in effect.  

Snow and ice will be removed from the streets in the downtown area this evening. Streets will include, but not limited to the following: Elliot, Walnut, Harris, Canal, and Western Ave. If time permits, additional clean up on Main Street may also occur

Parked vehicles in the downtown district must be removed by 11:00pm or they will be towed at the owner’s expense.

If vehicles are going to remain in Town overnight they should park in the Brattleboro Transportation Center. If you use the Transportation Center, do not park in a Reserved Permit space without a permit. Pay and Display is in effect after 9:00 a.m.

Contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950 for any questions. 

              

Rabies & Microchip Clinic

ACO Cathy Barrows

Low Cost - Rabies and

Micro-Chipping Clinic

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 4th

10am to 1pm

 

Location: Brattleboro Auto Mall

(800 Putney Rd. Brattleboro,VT)

 

Open to pets from everywhere! 

 

$10.00   Rabies Vaccination

      $20.00    Micro-Chipping

 

Dogs must be on leashes

Cats must be in carriers 

 

Dog Licensing for Brattleboro animals will be available.

For further information contact:

Brattleboro Animal Control @ 257-7950

Driving While Suspended

Barry A. Matyas, 36, Of Jamaica, VT

Officer Wilson

On Saturday, 02/11/2017 at approximately 1000 hours, Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Putney Road. The operator, Barry A Matyas was found to be criminally suspended from operating a motor vehicle in Vermont. Matyas will appear in the Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date to answer to the charge.

Retail Theft

Tiffany C. LeBlanc, 25, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Kerylow

On 02/02/2017 at approximately 1653 hours Brattleboro Police responded to a business on Putney Road for a shoplifting complaint. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Tiffany C. LeBlanc for Retail Theft. LeBlanc was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date to answer the charge.

Snow Removal from PARKING LOTS Tonight

Sgt Belville

To:           AREA NEWS MEDIA

FROM:    Town of Brattleboro

DATE:     2/13/2017

RE:          PARKING LOT SNOW REMOVAL

            The Town of Brattleboro would like to remind everyone that the snow emergency ban is in effect. 

Snow and ice will be removed from the parking lots in the downtown area this evening.  

Parked vehicles in the downtown parking lots must be removed by 1:00am or they will be towed at the owner’s expense.

If vehicles are going to remain in Town overnight they should park in the Brattleboro Transportation Center. If you use the Transportation Center, do not park in a Reserved Permit space without a permit. Pay and Display is in effect after 9:00 a.m.

Contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950 for any questions.     

Snow Removal from Streets Tonight

Sgt Belville

To:           AREA NEWS MEDIA

FROM:    Town of Brattleboro

DATE:     2/13/2017   

RE:          DOWNTOWN DISTRICT SNOW REMOVAL

The Town of Brattleboro would like to remind everyone that the snow emergency ban is in effect.  

Snow and ice will be removed from the streets in the downtown area this evening.   

Parked vehicles in the downtown district must be removed by 11:00pm or they will be towed at the owner’s expense.

If vehicles are going to remain in Town overnight they should park in the Brattleboro Transportation Center. If you use the Transportation Center, do not park in a Reserved Permit space without a permit. Pay and Display is in effect after 9:00 a.m.

Contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950 for any questions. 

              

Snow Removal from STREETS Tonight

SGT Emery

To:           AREA NEWS MEDIA

FROM:    Town of Brattleboro

DATE:       2/10/2017

RE:          DOWNTOWN DISTRICT SNOW REMOVAL

The Town of Brattleboro would like to remind everyone that the snow emergency ban is in effect.  

Snow and ice will be removed from the streets in the downtown area this evening.   

Parked vehicles in the downtown district must be removed by 11:00pm or they will be towed at the owner’s expense.

If vehicles are going to remain in Town overnight they should park in the Brattleboro Transportation Center. If you use the Transportation Center, do not park in a Reserved Permit space without a permit. Pay and Display is in effect after 9:00 a.m.

Contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950 for any questions. 

              

SNOW REMOVAL

OFFICER PETLOCK

 

To:           AREA NEWS MEDIA

FROM:    Town of Brattleboro

DATE:   2/09/2016   

RE:          PARKING LOT SNOW REMOVAL

The Town of Brattleboro would like to remind everyone that the snow emergency ban is in effect. 

Snow and ice will be removed from the parking lots in the downtown area this evening.  

Parked vehicles in the downtown parking lots must be removed by 1:00am or they will be towed at the owner’s expense.

If vehicles are going to remain in Town overnight they should park in the Brattleboro Transportation Center. If you use the Transportation Center, do not park in a Reserved Permit space without a permit. Pay and Display is in effect after 9:00 a.m.

Contact the Brattleboro Police Department at 257-7950 for any questions.     

 

Aggravated Assault

Daniel O. Vergara (56 year-old male from Brattleboro, VT)

SGT Belville

On Monday, 02/06/2017 at approximately 21:58 hours, Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on Putney Road for a reported stabbing. Police located an adult male on scene who had a wound to his abdomen. This wound was found to have been caused by a knife. This male was transported to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital via Rescue Inc. with non life-threatening injuries.

Subsequent investigation resulted in Daniel O. Vergara being arrested without incident for the offense of Aggravated Assault. Vergara was lodged at the Brattleboro Police Department and will appear in the Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division on 02/07/2017 to answer to this charge.

Brattleboro PD was assisted by the Vermont State Police, Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc.

Agency Assist

SGT Belville

On Monday, 02/06/2017 at approximately 19:56 hours Brattleboro Police responded to the Brattleboro Retreat for a report of a patient who had eloped from deputies with the Chittenden County Sheriff's Department. After approximately 2.5 hours, the patient was located at the intersection of Cedar St. and Sycamore St. The patient was subsequently returned to the Brattleboro Retreat without incident.

Driving While Suspended

Lori L. Strange (50 year-old female from Brattleboro, VT)

Officer Wilson

On Sunday, 02/05/2017 at approximately 1700 hours, Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Canal St. The operator, Lori L. Strange was found to be criminally suspended from operating a motor vehicle in Vermont. Strange was also found to have an active arrest warrant, stemming from a charge of Driving Under The Influence. Strange was taken into custody without incident and was lodged at the Brattleboro Police Department on $1000 bail for the warrant. Strange will appear in the Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date to answer to these charges.

Fugitive from Justice

Jesse L. Baldinelli, 22, of Winchester, NH

Officer Cerreto

On 02/03/2017 the Brattleboro Police arrested Jesse L. Baldinelli of Winchester, NH and charged him with being a Fugitive from Justice. Baldinelli was held on a $25,000.00 cash or surety bond. Baldinelli will be presented in the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer to this charge.

Criminal Contempt

Corey A. Whidden, 26, of Brattleboro, VT

Sgt. Belville

On Thursday, 02/02/2017 at approximately 19:09 hours, Brattleboro Police responded to a residence at Moore Court for a reported dispute. Subsequent investigation resulted in Corey A. Whidden being arrested for the offense of Criminal Contempt. Whidden was found to have violated his court-ordered Conditions of Release. Whidden was lodged at the Brattleboro Police Department on $500 bail. Whidden will appear in court at a later date to answer to this charge.

Unlawful Trespass

Richard G. Brown, 46, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Cerreto

On 02/02/2017 the Brattleboro Police arrested Richard G. Brown of Brattleboro. Brown was charged with 2 counts of Unlawful Trespass after he entered a business that he has been previously Trespassed from. Brown will appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer to these charges.

Unlawful Trespass

Lily Naha, 26, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On 1/29/2017, Officers responded to the area of Canal and Elm Streets to locate a female who violated a Trespass Order from a Brattleboro business. The subject was located and identified as Lily Naha, 26 of Brattleboro. Naha was issued a Citation for Unlawful Trespass and released at the scene. Naha will appear in court at a later date to face the charge.

Simple Assualt

Edward Hernandez, 44, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On 1/24/2017 Officers responded to a business located on Canal Street on report of an assault. Upon arrival they met with a male victim who stated that an unknown Hispanic male had assaulted him. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Edward Hernandez 44 year old male of Brattleboro for the offense of Simple Assault.  Victim sustained minor injuries and refused medical treatment.

Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Richard G. Brown, 46, Brattleboro, VT

Officer Cerreto

On 02/02/2017 the Brattleboro Police arrested Richard G. Brown of Brattleboro, VT. Brown was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Through an investigation it was determined that Brown struck a business sign with his motor vehicle damaging it and then departed without notifying the owner of the sign.

Criminal Contempt

Kyle A. Goodnow, 20

Officer Cerreto

On 01-31-2017 the Brattleboro Police arrested Kyle A. Goodnow of Vernon, VT. Goodnow was charged with Criminal Contempt after an investigation found that Goodnow had violated his court ordered conditions of release. Goodnow was cited to appear in the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date to answer to this charge.