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

Incident: 22WHC003473
Date: 08/11/22
Location: VT Route 100 in South Londonderry
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166 & Dep. O'Connor #131

Accused: Kristen Matuscik
Age: 42
City & State of Residence: Londonderry, VT

Charges: 1) Driving Under the Influence-Drugs
2) Grossly Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle
3) Possession of a Controlled Substance

Description: On 08/11/22 at approximately 1211 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office responded to a single vehicle crash near #3752 VT Route 100 in S. Londonderry. During the investigation signs of impairment were observed and a controlled substance was located. After being medically cleared, Kristen was released to a sober adult on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 09/27/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/17/2022 6:02 PM

Incident: 22WHC003551
Date: 08/16/22
Location: I 91 N MM 15.6, Dummerston
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Loriston Fennel
Age: 25
City & State of Residence: Windsor, VT

Charges: Excessive Speed

Description: On 08/16/22 at approximately 1801 hours, Loriston Fennel was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed to be traveling 98 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone. Loriston was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date. He was also issued a traffic ticket for the civil speeding violation.

Court Date: 09/27/22
Bail: N/A



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

Arrest-Driving while suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/12/2022 6:57 PM

Incident: 22WHC003340
Date: 7/30/22
Location: US Rt. 5 Rockingham, VT
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. M. Checchi / Deputy D. Camuso

Accused: Christopher L. Thompson
Age: 33
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls, VT

Charges: Operating After Suspension-Criminal

Description: On July 30th, 2022, at approximately 9:05 pm, deputies from the Windham County Sheriff's Office assigned to a highway safety detail, stopped a vehicle being operated by Christopher L. Thompson on US Rt. 5 in the Town of Rockingham. Thompson's license was suspended criminally in the State of Vermont. He was issued a citation to appear at a later date.

Court Date: 8/30/22
Bail: N/A



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

DUI Arrest-Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/12/2022 6:57 PM

Incident: 22WHC003431
Date: 8/5/22
Location: US Rt. 5/Piggery Rd. Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. M. Checchi / Deputy J. Abualjadail

Accused: Arthur D. Madore Jr.
Age: 63
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT

Charges: DUI #2

Description: On August 5th, 2022, at approximately 8:15 pm, deputies from the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle being operated by Arthur D. Madore Jr.

Deputies, along with officers from the Bellows Falls Police Department received a report of a possible intoxicated driver in Bellows Falls. Deputies located the vehicle in question on US Rt. 5 in Westminster. While investigating this incident, Madore displayed clues of impairment and was arrested soon after. Madore was processed and issued a citation to appear at a later date.

Court Date: 9/6/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man cited for Relief Order violation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/12/2022 6:54 PM

Incident # 22WHC003063
Date: July 15,2022
Location: Vernon, Vermont
Investigating Deputy: Cpl Ian Gallup

Accused: Nathan Barnard
Age: 44
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges: Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order (3cts)

Description: On 07/15/22 Nathan Barnard was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after it was found that Barnard had violated a Final Relief from Abuse Order by being at a restricted location and having contact with a protected person. Barnard was cited and then lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for violating his probation order as well.

Court Date: July 19, 2022
Bail: no bail due to the probation violation



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

Cruiser involved in rollover

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/12/2022 6:38 PM

A Windham County Sheriff’s cruiser was involved in a single car motor vehicle rollover on August 12, 2022 at the intersection of Upper Dummerston Road and Route 30 in Dummerston. Deputy Justin Abualjadail was responding to a motor vehicle crash when he lost control of the vehicle and entered a ditch landing on the vehicle’s side. No other vehicles or persons were involved in the crash. Deputy Abualjadail was not injured, but initially entrapped in the vehicle. He was helped out of the vehicle by bystanders, who we thank for their help.

An internal investigation will be initiated per department policy. No further information is available at this time. The West Dummerston Volunteer Fire Department, Rescue Inc., the State Police, and Affordable Towing responded to the scene.



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

DUI Arrest-Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE08/10/2022 6:22 PM

Incident: 22WHC003394
Date: 8/3/22
Location: I91 Access Rd. Westminster, VT
Investigating Deputy: Dep. J. Abualjadail / Det. Sgt. M. Checchi

Accused: Heather Deloch
Age: 36
City & State of Residence: North Walpole, NH

Charges: DUI

Description: On August 3rd, 2022, at approximately 9:35 pm, deputies from the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle on the I91 Access Rd. in Westminster, VT. The operator, Heather Deloch showed clues of impairment and was subsequently arrested for DUI. She was processed and released on a citation to appear at a later date.

Court Date: 8/30/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for possession of Methamphetamine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/20/2022 12:16 PM

Incident: 22WHC003086
Date: 7/16/22
Location: Putney Rd. Brattleboro, VT
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. M. Checchi/Deputy Daniel Camuso

Accused: Christopher M. Anderson
Age: 32
City & State of Residence: Keene, NH

Charges: Possession of Methamphetamine

Description: On July 16th, 2022, at approximately 11:05 pm, deputies from the Windham County Sheriff's Office assigned to a highway safety detail, conducted a traffic stop on Putney Rd. in Brattleboro. The vehicle was operated by Christopher M. Anderson, of Keene, NH. Deputies developed probable cause to believe Mr. Anderson was engaged in criminal activity and he was subsequently detained along with his vehicle pending the application of a search warrant.

A search warrant was granted for both, and deputies located multiple baggies of suspected Methamphetamine. Mr. Anderson was arrested and issued a citation to appear at a later date.

Court Date: 8/30/22
Bail: N/A



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

Woman arrested on warrant-Rockingham

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/11/2022 5:53 PM

Incident: 22WHC002731
Date: 6/24/22
Location: Rt. 103 Rockingham, VT
Investigating Deputy: D. Gaillardetz / Det. Sgt. M. Checchi

Accused: Britney J. Andrews
Age: 29
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, VT

Charges: Arrest on Warrant

Description: On June 24th, 2022, at approximately 8:30 pm, a deputy with the Windham County Sheriff's Office assigned to a highway safety detail conducted a traffic stop on Rt. 103 in the Town of Rockingham, VT. A passenger in the vehicle, Britney, J. Andrews, was found to have an active warrant for her arrest. She was subsequently arrested and transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility where she was lodged. The Bellows Falls Police Department assisted in this investigation.

Court Date: 6/27/22
Bail: $1000



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

Man arrested on warrant-Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/11/2022 5:52 PM

Incident: 22WHC002734
Date: 6/25/22
Location: Access Rd. Westminster, VT
Investigating Deputy: D. Gaillardetz / Det. Sgt. M. Checchi

Accused: Timothy Shepard
Age: 41
City & State of Residence: Westminster, VT

Charges: Arrest on Warrant

Description: On 6/25/22 at 1:10 am, a deputy with the Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on the Access Rd. in Westminster, VT. The operator, Timothy Shepard, exited his vehicle and became aggressive/agitated with the deputy. Another deputy and officers with the Bellows Falls Police Department responded to assist. Shepard was found to have two active arrest warrants. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility where he was lodged.

Court Date: 6/27/22
Bail: $1000 and Hold Without Bail



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