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Reckless Endangerment, Assault on an Officer

Derek J. Root, 36, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On 3/25/17 Brattleboro Officers responded to a residence on Fairground Rd. regarding a man threatening people with a gun. Upon arrival, Officers arrested Derek J. Root, 36, for Reckless Endangerment. While taking Root into custody he assaulted an officer. Root will appear in court at a later date to face the charges of Reckless Endangerment and Assault on an Officer. No one was treated for injuries. A firearm was seized on scene.