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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man arrested for Violating Conditions of Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/15/2019 2:41 PM

Incident: 19WHC003578
Date: 07/11/19
Location: Putney Landing Grounds, Putney Vermont
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Kyle F. Temple
Age: 24
City & State of Residence: Putney,Vermont

Charges: Violating Conditions of Release

Description:
On 07/11/19 at approximately 2120 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Kyle F. Temple for violating his conditions of release. The deputy made contact with Temple at the Putney Landing boat launch and found that he was consuming alcohol while fishing. Upon further investigation it was found that Temple was violating his court issued conditions of release. Temple was arrested and transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Westminster, Vermont where he was cited and released to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date and time.

Court Date:08/20/19
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Mark Anderson as Windham County Sheriff.

Anderson fills the vacancy left by his predecessor, Sheriff Keith Clark, who retired June 30 after 12 years as sheriff. Anderson brings more than 15 years of law enforcement experience to the role, including extensive expertise in budget management, drug recognition and records management.

“I’m pleased to appoint Mark as Windham County Sheriff and appreciate his experience and the dedication to public safety he’s demonstrated over his years of service,” said Governor Scott. “He’ll serve the people of Windham County well in this new role.”

Anderson most recently served as chief deputy of the Windham County Sheriff’s Office, managing operational and internal affairs and developing strategic and tactical goals and strategies. He was also elected Windham County High Bailiff in 2018.

“I am honored that Governor Scott has entrusted me as sheriff of Windham County,” said Anderson. “I’m excited to lead the women and men of the office in its next chapter of service to the people of our community.”

A resident of Vernon, Anderson is also a staff sergeant in the Barnes Air National Guard and serves on the board of directors for INSPIRE for Autism, a non-profit school for students with autism located in Brattleboro. He earned a B.A. in business administration in management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an A.A. in business administration from Greenfield Community College.

Following tradition, Governor Scott appointed an individual from the same party as the vacating office holder. Anderson will be sworn in on Thursday, July 11.



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Incident:19WHC003330
Date: 6/26/2019
Location: Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Cpl. J. Griffus

Accused: Jeremy Ritchie 6/7/1987
Age: 32
City & State of Residence: Westminster VT

Charges: Leaving the Scene of an Accident and False Information

Description: On 6/26/2019 at approximately 14:15 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on Rt 121 in the Town of Westminster. An investigation into the crash led to the arrest of Jeremy Ritchie, 32, of Westminster for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and False Information to a Police Officer. Ritchie was cited to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division to answer to the charges.


Court Date: 8/6/2019
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/08/2019 2:55 PM

Incident: 19WHC003242
Date: 06/22/19
Location: 91 Access Rd, Westminster
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Wesley E. Babb
Age: 44
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, Vermont

Charges: DUI

Description:
On 06/22/19 at approximately 2207 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Wesley E. Babb of Brattleboro, Vermont for Driving Under the Influence(DUI). The Deputy on duty observed a moving violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation lead to Babb's arrest. Babb was transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Westminster and released on citation to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge of DUI.

Court Date: 07/09/19
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested for DLS/ Warrant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/02/2019 3:38 PM

Incident: 19WHC003255
Date: 06/23/19
Location:Main St, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Paul R. Sargent
Age: 37
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges: DLS, Arrest Warrant

Description:
On 06/23/19 at approximately 2011 the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Paul R. Sargent of Putney, Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license and for possessing an active arrest warrant. The deputy on duty observed an equipment violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation lead to Sargent's arrest. Sargent was transported to Southern State Correctional Facility for the Warrant and cited to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge of driving with a criminally suspended license.

Court Date: 08/06/19
Bail: $200



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested for DUI / Disorderly Conduct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/20/2019 11:34 AM

Incident: 19WHC003134
Date: 06/17/19
Location: Carol Brown Way, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Kenneth C. Pearson
Age: 62
City & State of Residence: Athol, MA

Charges: DUI, Disorderly Conduct

Description:
On 06/17/19 at approximately 1431 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding two intoxicated males in the parking lot of the Putney Co-Op throwing sticks and hitting vehicles. Deputies responded to the scene and identified the male attempting to operate his vehicle as Kenneth C. Pearson of Athol, MA. The subsequent investigation lead to Pearson's arrest for Driving Under the Influence and Disorderly Conduct. Pearson was transported to the Windham County Sheriff's office in Newfane, Vermont and released on citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date and time.

Court Date: 07/09/19
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Jamaica man arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/18/2019 11:55 AM

Incident: 19WHC003116
Date: 06/12/19
Location: VT Route 30, Jamaica
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Dennis Zimmer Jr.
Age: 44
City & State of Residence: Jamaica, VT

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Description: On 06/12/19 at approximately 1600 hours Dennis Zimmer Jr was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office following a traffic stop for operating a un-inspected motor vehicle. During the stop it was found that Dennis was currently under Criminal Suspension in the State of Vermont. Dennis was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 07/25/19
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

I-Home Found

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/12/2019 11:49 AM

Incident: 19WHC002890
Date: 06/05/19 2041
Location: Neumann Ln, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Description: On 06/05/19 at approximately 2041 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office responded to Neumann Lane in the Town of Putney, Vermont for a report of a suspicious item found along the side walk. The item was identified as an I-Home blue tooth speaker. The owner was unable to be located and the I-Home was taken to the lost and found bin at the Windham County Sheriff's Office located in Newfane, Vermont. To claim, please contact DFC Devito at the Windham County Sheriff's office at 802-365-4942 with proof of ownership.

Court Date: N/A
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Cited for DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/12/2019 11:47 AM

Incident: 19WHC002937
Date: 06/10/19
Location: Sand Hill Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Timothy G. Ellis
Age: 46
City & State of Residence: Vernon, Vermont

Charges: DLS

Description:
On 06/09/19 at approximately 1841 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Timothy G. Ellis of Vernon, Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license. The deputy on duty observed an equipment violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation resulted in Ellis's arrest. Ellis was cited and released to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer to the charge of driving with a criminally suspended license.

Court Date: 07/02/19
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/12/2019 11:46 AM

Incident: 19WHC002893
Date: 06/05/19
Location: Main St Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Daniel J. Fridlich
Age: 32
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges: DUI

Description:
On 06/05/19 at approximately 2355 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Daniel J. Fridlich of Putney, Vermont for DUI. The Deputy on duty observed a moving violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation found that Fridlich was impaired and was placed under arrest for DUI. Fridlich was cited and released to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge of DUI.

Court Date: 07/02/19
Bail: N/A



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