Brattleboro Police Department Press Releases. 

Theft/Credit Card Fraud

Date of Incident: 11/13/13 @0030

Sgt. Witherbee

Michael Santiago 35

Brattleboro Police have been investigating numerous thefts from motor vehicles. The investigation led to Michael Santiago. When police attempted to talk to him and issue him charging paperwork he attempted to flee. Officers caught Santiago and during the struggle he assaulted a Police Officer.

Santiago was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department for processing. Further investigation revealed that Santiago was responsible for several thefts from vehicles, fraudulent use of credit cards, unlawful mischief and violation of conditions of release.

The officer that was assaulted did not require medical attention.

Santiago was held in lieu of $10,000.00 bail.