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

Man taken into custody following 911 call

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12/17/2018 4:12 PM

Incident: 18WHC006370
Date: 12/17/2018
Location: Fort Bridgman Road, Vernon
Investigating Deputy: Sergeant Chris Norton

Accused: Withheld

Description: The Windham County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a resident on December 17th, 2018 reporting an out-of-control, erratic individual on Fort Bridgman Road near the Vernon Elementary School.

Out of an abundance of caution, officials at the Vernon Elementary School were notified of the event who activated their emergency procedures. The school initiated a restricted access protocol, wherein the exterior of the building was secured and monitored by staff.

The individual was taken into custody and transported for an emergency psychiatric evaluation in Brattleboro. Rescue Inc., Vermont State Police & Vernon Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Media Contact:
Captain Mark Anderson
802-365-4942



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

Stuff the Humvee Toy Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12/14/2018 1:24 PM

The Windham County Sheriff's Office along with the Marine Corp League will be hosting the annual Toys for Kids Stuff the Humvee toy drive event on Saturday, December 15th from 10:00-1:00pm. We will be in the Market 32 (Price Chopper) parking lot on Canal st in Brattleboro!
Stop by with a new, unwrapped toy to donate for the Toys for Kids program and say hi. Brattleboro Police and Fire Department along with the Vermont State Police and Rescue Inc will also be at the event!
If you have any questions about the event, please contact Lt. Jessica Fellows at (802)365-4942 or jfellows@windhamcountyvt.gov



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

Incident: 18WHC005991
Date: 11/24/18
Location: West River Rd
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: William N. Schroeder
Age:34
City & State of Residence: South Newfane, Vermont

Charges: DUI Drugs, Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Description: On 11/24/18 at approximately 1623 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested William N. Schroeder of South Newfane Vermont for DUI Drugs and Possession of a controlled substance. The deputy on duty observed a moving violation on West River Rd in the town of Dummerston. The Deputy conducted a motor vehicle stop and the resulting investigation lead to Schroeder's arrest. Schroeder was processed and released on citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court Criminal Division to answer to the charges.

Court Date:01/08/19
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 RELEASE12/06/2018 4:34 PM

Incident: 18WHC005931
Date: 11/22/2018
Location: West River Road, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: Deputy David Upton

Accused: Uladzislau Litvinchuk
Age: 23
City & State of Residence: Hewlett, NY

Charges: Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation

Description: Uladzislau Litvinchuk was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was stopped for traveling 83 mph in the posted 50 mph zone on West River Road in Brattleboro. He was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 01/08/2019
Bail: N/A



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

Woman arrested for Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12/02/2018 2:03 PM

Incident: 18WHC006088
Date: 11/30/18
Location: VT Route 35 in Athens
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Laura Weyant
Age: 34
City & State of Residence: Wardsboro, VT

Charges: Excessive Speed

Description: Laura Weyant was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle she was operating was stopped for traveling 76 mph in the posted 35 mph zone on VT Route 35 in Athens. She was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 01/08/19
Bail: N/A



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

Man Cited for DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12/02/2018 2:02 PM

Incident: 18WHC005639
Date: 11/08/18
Location: Putney
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: Robert A. Lawrence
Age: 36
City & State of Residence: Westminster, Vermont

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Description: On 11/08/18 at approximately 1911 hours the Windham County Sheriff's office arrested Robert A. Lawrence of Westminster Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license. The deputy on duty in the town of Putney observed an equipment violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The resulting investigation resulted in Lawrence's arrest. Lawrence was cited to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date and time.



Court Date: 01/08/19
Bail: N/A



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

Putney MTN Rd Closed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/27/2018 4:40 PM

Incident: N/A
Date: 11/27/18
Location: Putney MTN Rd
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito


Description: Putney Mountain Road will be closed until further notice due to trees in the wires over the road way. Green Mountain power has been notified, and will clear the trees as soon as possible.



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

Woman Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/19/2018 3:41 PM

Incident: 18WHC005496
Date: 10/29/18
Location: Putney
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: Hayley J. Osullivan
Age: 25
City & State of Residence: N. Waymouth Massachusetts

Charges: DUI

Description:
On 10/29/18 at approximately 2232 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Hayley J. Osullivan of N. Weymouth Massachusetts for driving under the influence. The deputy on Duty observed a speeding violation on Main Street in the town of Putney and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The resulting investigation lead to Osullivan's arrest. Osullivan was issued a citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division to answer to the charge.


Court Date: 11/13/18
Bail: N/A



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

Four People Arrested for Enabling Minors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/19/2018 3:40 PM

Incident: 18WHC005460
Date: 10/27/2018
Location: Putney VT
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito and Cpl. Griffus

Accused: Ernest Knapp, Ryan Ruffing, Camden Chilcoff and Peter Constable
Age: 61, 21, 23, and 22
City & State of Residence: Putney VT

Charges: Enabling Consumption of Alcohol to Minors

Description: On 10/27/2018 at approximately 22:09 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation into underage drinking. The investigation led to the arrests of Ernest Knapp, 61, of Putney,Ryan Ruffing, 21, of Putney, Camden Chilcoff, 23, of Putney and Peter Constable, 22, of Putney for enabling the consumption of alcohol to minors. All four individuals were issued citations to appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division to answer to the charge.

Court Date: 12/18/2018
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for Violating Conditions of Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/19/2018 3:39 PM

Incident: 18WHC005604
Date: 11/06/18
Location:Putney
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: Joshua K. White
Age: 41
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges: Violating Conditions of Release

Description:
On 11/06/18 at approximately 1800 hour the Windham County Sheriff's Office received a 911 hang up call in the town of Putney, Vermont. The Deputy on duty responded to residence the call originated from, to find there had been a verbal fight at the residence. During the investigation it was found White was in violation of his Conditions of Release. White was arrested, processed, and released on citation. White will appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer to the charge.

Court Date: 11/16/18
Bail: N/A



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