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Citizen Dispute

Jonathan Holway, 23, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Stanley

On 03/31/17 at approximately 6:15pm, Officers were dispatched to a residence on South Main Street for a reported dispute. Officers were then informed that a male (later identified as Jonathan Holway) had left the residence and had broken a window with a cinder block. While responding, an Officer located Holway walking on South Main Street. Holway advanced towards the officer while brandishing a sword. Holway did not initially comply with commands to drop the sword, however did eventually relinquish the weapon. Holway then actively resisted efforts to take him into custody, and spit bodily fluids at officers. Once he was placed in custody, he kicked a window and door causing damage to a police vehicle.

As a result of the incident, Holway was charged with the following offenses:

Aggravated Assault on an Officer

Disorderly Conduct

Resisting Arrest

Unlawful Mischief

Interference With Access to Emergency Services

Assault on a Police Officer with Bodily Fluids

Holway was lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of $2500.00 bail related to the above offenses. He was issued a citation, ordering him to appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date.