On November 27, 2013 the Brattleboro Police Department received a report of a sexual assault that occurred in the Town of Brattleboro.
Through investigative means Jeffrey Anderson, age 29 of Brattleboro, was arrested on November 29, 2013 and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault. Anderson was arraigned in Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division, on December 2nd, 2013 and held without bail at Southern State Correctional Facility.
Information gleaned from the investigation identified a second person who is alleged to have participated in the sexual assault. The second person was identified as William Brown, age 29, of Hinsdale, NH.
An arrest warrant was applied for and granted charging Brown with Aggravated Sexual Assault. Brown was believed to be staying in New Hampshire and efforts were made to locate and arrest Brown on the warrant.
During the early morning hours on December 12, 2013, Brown was arrested at a residence on Plain Road in Hinsdale, NH.
Brown's arrest was the result of a collaborative effort by the NH Joint Fugitive Task Force, which consist of members from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Greenfield PD, and Deputy U.S. Marshals; the Vermont Violent Offender Task Force, as well as members of the Brattleboro and Hinsdale Police Departments.
Brown was transported to Cheshire House of Corrections pending his arraignment and extradition back to Vermont to answer to the charges.