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False info to Police, Fugitive from Justice

Amanda Fogg, Age 29, From Townshend

Officer Lynde

Officer Penniman

On March 19, 2017 Brattleboro Police were made aware of an extraditable warrant for Amanda Fogg out of the State of New Hampshire. Police were able to locate Fogg driving a vehicle on Canal Street. When police made contact with Fogg she gave a false name and date of birth. Eventually Fogg gave her real identity and she was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where she was processed and held on $5000.00 cash bail.

Please help identify

Detective Eaton

The Brattleboro Police Criminal Investigation Division is looking to identify the pictured female related to a credit card fraud.  Please contact Detective Eaton at 802-257-7950 or by email at gregory.eaton@vermont.gov.  You may also call the tip line at 802-251-8188 to report anonymously.

False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities

Anthony W. Duchaine, 33, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Kerylow

On 01/26/2017 Brattleboro Police met with Anthony W. Duchaine on a report of an assault. Duchaine told police that he was assaulted by another male. Subsequent investigation revealed that the Duchaine was not assaulted by the male he claimed assaulted him. Duchaine was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date to answer the charge of False reports to law enforcement authorities.

Unlawful Trespass

William S. Bostwick Jr., 35, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Vinton

On 03/17/17 at approximately 2251 Brattleboro Police responded to a business on Canal St. for a trespassing issue. Upon investigation it was determined that William S. Bostwick Jr. violated a no trespass order for the business. Bostwick was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date in time.

Contempt of Court

Damian Dukette, 23, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Penniman

On 3/6/17 while investigating an unrelated incident on Canal St. in Brattleboro, Dukette was located and found to be in violation of 3 of his court ordered conditions of release, in that he was in contact with an individual he was ordered to refrain from contact with, was within 300 feet of said individual, and was inside a residence that he was ordered not to reside in.

Dukette turned himself in to Brattleboro Police Department, where he was cited, processed, lodged, and released on conditions of release.

Dukette will appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date to answer the charge of Contempt Of Court.

Unlawful Trespass

Diana Dee, 38, Of Dover, VT

Officer Vinton

On 02/28/17 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Brattleboro Police were dispatch to a local business on Putney Road for a report of Unlawful Trespass. Upon investigation it was determined that Diana Dee violated a No Trespass order that was issued by a business. Dee was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.

Unlawful Trespass

James Neveu, 56, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On 3/7/17 the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the Transportation Center in the Town of Brattleboro to investigate a report of an intoxicated male. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of James Neveu, of Brattleboro for unlawful trespass . Neveu was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Station for processing. He was cited and released and will appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date to answer to the offense.

Animal Cruelty

Ervin King, 38, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer A. Petlock

On 03/07/17, Ervin King was issued a citation for the offense of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals. This citation was issued following an ongoing investigation into an incident occurring in June of 2015. The investigation was conducted after a Chihuahua/ Yorkie mixed breed dog was found to have sustained serious injuries. Animal Control Officer Cathy Barrows assisted in the investigation.

King was ordered to appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date regarding the offense.

Robbery - update

Jonathan S. Lenois, 25, of Brattleboro, VT

Detective Eaton

Detectives from Brattleboro Police's Criminal Investigation Division developed probable cause to charge Jonathan S. Lenois with assault and robbery in connection to a robbery that occurred during the early morning hours on November 16, 2016 at the Gulf Station located at 414 Canal Street. Lenois is currently being lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility on an unrelated offense.

Original press release from Ofc. Cerreto:

On November 16, 2016 at approximately 3:14 am the Brattleboro Police responded to the Gulf Gasoline station located at 414 Canal St. for a reported robbery. During the robbery a knife was brandished and a small amount of cash was taken. No one was injured in this incident.

Driving Criminally Suspended

Bryan Wainwright, 27, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Stanley

On 3/13/17 Bryan Wainwright, 27 year old male of Brattleboro, was seen operating a motor vehicle in the downtown area of Brattleboro. When a motor vehicle stop was initiated, Wainwright fled the vehicle on foot. Wainwright was soon after located and taken into custody on an active arrest warrant. It was also determined that Wainwright was operating the motor vehicle while under criminal suspension. Wanwright was held in lieu of bail and will appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date.

Driving While Suspended

David Harrison, 51, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On Wednesday, 03/08/2017 at approximately 1330 hours, Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Canal St. The operator, David Harrison was found to be criminally suspended from operating a motor vehicle in Vermont. Harrison was taken into custody without incident and was issued a Citation and released. Harrison will appear in the Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date to answer to these charges.

Possession Of Stolen Property

Eugene Bowling, 36, of New York

Officer Wilson

While on patrol Brattleboro Officers observed a suspicious vehicle parked on Canal Street with New York plates. Subsequent investigation revealed the vehicle to be stolen. The operator Eugene Bowling 36 of New York was quickly located and arrested. Bowling was held on bail and issued a citation to appear in Windham County Superior Court to answer the charge at a later date.

Criminal Contempt x 6

Corey Whidden, 26, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Stanley

On 3/13/17 the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence to investigate a 911 hang up call. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Corey Whidden, 26 year old male of Brattleboro for 6 instances of Criminal Contempt. Whidden was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where he was lodged and held in lieu of $250 cash bail and until sober. Whidden will appear in Windham County Superior Court on 3/14/17 to answer to the offense.

Unlawful Trespass

Paul Fournier, 56, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On 3/7/17 the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the Transportation Center in the Town of Brattleboro to investigate a report of an intoxicated male. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Paul Fournier, of Brattleboro for unlawful trespass . Fournier was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Station for processing. He was cited and released and will appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date to answer to the offense.

Unlawful Trespass

Corey Archer, 36, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Stanley

On 3/2/17 the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Putney Rd. to investigate a report of trespassing. Investigation resulted in evidence that Corey Archer, 36 year old male of Brattleboro was in the business in violation of a current no trespass order. Archer was later located and issued a citation to appear for the offense. Archer will appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date.

Untimely death

Lt. Carrier

On March 11, 2017 at approximately 13:25 hours, Emergency Services personnel, to include the Brattleboro Police Department, responded to an apartment on Canal Street for male subject who was unresponsive.

It was determined at the scene the male was deceased.

Through preliminary investigation it does not appear the death is suspicious in nature. The male was transported to Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Burlington Vermont where an autopsy will be performed.

As this is an active investigation the name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

Driving with a Criminally Suspended License

Alberto Cruz, 32, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Lynde

On March 10, 2017 Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Elliot Street for a motor vehicle infraction. During the stop police found the driver, Alberto Cruz had a criminally suspended license in the State of Vermont. Cruz was released with a citation to appear in court on a later date and time.

Extraditable Warrant

Matthew Johnson, 35, of, New Hampshire

Officer Vinton

On 03/08/17 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Brattleboro Police were dispatch to an area on Putney Road for a male that was trying to make entry into a residence. Upon investigation it was determined that Matthew Johnson had an Extraditable Warrant for the State of New Hampshire. Johnson was arrested and held at the Brattleboro Police Station until his court date.