Walter Swift, 56, of Brattleboro, VT
On 05/26/2017 at approximately 1016 PM Brattleboro Police responded to a parking lot on Elm Street for a report of a male subject caught going through a vehicle. Brattleboro Police met with a male complainant who reported that he was missing items from his vehicle. The male suspect had fled the scene.
At approximately 1230 AM the male complainant had called the PD back and stated he located the male he caught inside his vehicle. The male told police that he took a picture of the male and police were able to identify the male as Walter Swift. The male complainant told police that when he took a picture of Swift, Swift took out a pocket knife and threatened him with the knife.
Police later located Swift and he was placed under arrest without incident. Swift was found to be in possession of stolen property. Swift was held on $5,000 bail and will appear in court at a later date to answer the charges.