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

Unlawful Trespass in Putney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE02/07/2018 3:20 PM

Incident: 18WHC000421
Date: 02/01/2018
Location: Hog Farm Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Charges: Unlawful Trespass

Description: On 02/01/2018 the Windham County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence on Hog Farm Rd in the Town of Putney. The complainant advised DFC Tuttle that someone had been inside his residence and had caused damage to the inside of the residence.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to contact DFC Ian Tuttle at 802-365-4942.



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

Man Cited for DLS and Two Counts of VCR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE02/07/2018 3:16 PM

Incident: 18WHC000476
Date: 02/04/2018
Location: Coolidge Highway, Vernon/Guilford
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Accused: Edward D. Conley Jr.
Age: 44
City & State of Residence: Guilford, Vermont

Charges: Driving with a Criminally Suspended License, Violation of Conditions of Release (Two Counts)

Description: On February 4th, 2018 at approximately 0933 hours DFC Tuttle was patrolling on the small section of Coolidge Highway in the Town of Vernon. DFC Tuttle observed a vehicle travel past his location that did not have an inspection sticker affixed to the windshield.

DFC Tuttle stopped the vehicle on Coolidge Hwy in the Town of Guilford and identified the operator as Edward D. Conley Jr., 44, of Guilford. After a brief investigation it was discovered that Conley's privilege to operate was currently suspended in the State of Vermont. It was further discovered that Conley was in violation of his court ordered conditions of release.

Conley was cited to appear at Windham Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and time.

Court Date: 03/27/2018
Bail: N/A



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

Scam Alert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE02/02/2018 10:57 AM

Incident: Jury Duty Scam
Date: 02/02/2018
Location: Windham County

Description:

ALERT - The Windham County Sheriff's Office has received numerous reports that an individual identifying himself as Sergeant John Scott of the Windham County Sheriff's Office is calling Windham County citizens. He tells them there is a warrant for their arrest for failing to show up for jury duty or other offenses. He then attempts to obtain money to pay the fines to clear the warrant. DO NOT send money, provide credit card or checking account information. This is a SCAM. If you receive such a call please notify the Windham County Sheriff's Office immediately at 802-365-4942



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

Man Arrested for No License

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01/30/2018 6:46 PM

Incident: 18WHC000292
Date: 01/24/2018
Location: Sand Hill Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Accused: Bernie E. Scarborough Jr.
Age: 20
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT

Charges: No License

Description: On 01/24/2018 at approximately 1010 hours DFC Tuttle was on patrol on Sand Hill Rd in Putney when he observed a vehicle with a registration violation.

DFC Tuttle stopped the vehicle and identified the operator as Bernie E. Scarborough Jr, 20, of Putney. After a brief investigation Scarborough was arrested for no license.

After processing Scarborough was issued a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 03/20/2018
Bail: N/A



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

Crash Leads to Arrest for DUI, and Negligent Operation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01/30/2018 6:46 PM

Incident: 18WHC000287
Date: 01/23/2018
Location: Fort Bridgman Rd, Vernon
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Accused: Alicia A. Marshall
Age: 40
City & State of Residence: Vernon, VT

Charges: Driving Under the Influence (3rd Offense), Negligent Operation

Description: On 01/23/2018 at approximately 2049 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a report of a vehicle which had crashed head-on into a tree.

Upon arrival DFC Tuttle made contact with the operator, Alicia A. Marshall, 40, of Vernon VT. DFC Tuttle noted that Marshall showed signs of impairment and after conducting an investigation arrested her for suspicion of driving under the influence and negligent operation of a vehicle.

Marshall was processed and issued a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Vernon Fire Department, Rescue Inc, and Al's Towing.

Court Date: 02/13/2018
Bail: N/A



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

Man Cited for Two Counts of DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01/30/2018 6:45 PM

Incidents: 18WHC000042 and 18WHC000276
Date: 01/04/2018 and 01/23/2018
Location: Main St and Bellows Falls Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Accused: Frederick J. Stockwell
Age: 56
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT

Charges: Driving with a Criminally Suspended License (2 Counts)

Description: On 01/04/2018 during the morning hours DFC Tuttle was dispatched to a bus that was broken down on Main St. While directing traffic DFC Tuttle observed Frederick J. Stockwell, 56, of Putney Vermont operating a vehicle south on Main St. DFC Tuttle knew from prior law enforcement encounters that Stockwell had a criminally suspended driver's license in the State of Vermont but was unable to stop him at the time.

On 01/23/2018 during the morning DFC Tuttle observed Stockwell again operating his vehicle on Main St and stopped him on Bellows Falls Rd. Stockwell was cited to appear at the Windham Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and time.

Court Date: 03/20/2018
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested after single vehicle crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01/17/2018 3:29 PM

Incident: 18WHC000128
Date: 01-10-18
Location: Ft. Bridgman Road Vernon Vt
Investigating Deputy: Paul Samataro

Accused: Kyle Curtiss
Age: 22
City & State of Residence: Erving Massachusetts

Charges: DUI

Description: On 01-10-18 at 2200 hrs. the Windham County Sheriffs Office responded to a single vehicle crash on Ft. Bridgman Rd. The driver, Kyle Curtiss, 22, of Erving MA. appeared to be impaired. As a result of Dep. Samataro's investigation Curtiss was taken into custody and transported to the Sheriff's Office for processing. Curtiss was released on a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court-Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 01-30-18
Bail: N/A



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

Woman Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01/03/2018 9:39 AM

Incident: 17WHC006653
Date: 12/31/2017
Location: Guilford Center Rd, Guilford
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle
Assisting Deputy: Deputy David Upton

Accused: Carol A. McManus
Age: 56
City & State of Residence: Guilford, Vermont

Charges: Driving Under the Influence (2nd Offense), Criminal Refusal

Description: On 12/31/2017 at approximately 0139 hours a Deputy who was participating in the Governor's Highway Safety DUI Enforcement program overheard a be on the lookout (BOL) for a vehicle that was traveling south on Route 5 in the Town of Guilford reported to be all over the road.

A short time the Windham County Sheriff's Office made contact with a vehicle matching the description of the BOL vehicle on Guilford Center Rd. The driver, Carol A. McManus, 56, of Guilford appeared to be impaired. After failing to complete field sobriety exercises, McManus was taken into custody and transported to the Sheriff's Office for processing.

During processing McManus refused to give a sample of her breath, resulting in a charge of criminal refusal.

McManus was cited to appear in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 01/16/2018
Bail: N/A



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

Man Arrested on Multiple Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12/29/2017 3:10 PM

Incident: 17WHC006610
Date: 12/28/2017
Location: Bellows Falls Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: Joshua Parro
Assisting Officers: DFC Ian Tuttle, Sergeant Tyler Cooke, Deputy Paul Samataro, Deputy Gabriel Cornellier, Troopers from the Vermont State Police, Officers and K9 from the Bellows Falls Police Department

Accused: Jacob R. McAllister
Age: 26
City & State of Residence: Westminster, VT

Charges: Driving While Criminally Suspended, Attempting to Elude, Unlawful Trespass, Violation of Conditions of Release x2

Description:

On December 28th, 2017 a Deputy from the Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bellows Falls Road in Putney for a equipment violation. The operator, later identified as Jacob McAllister, 26, of Westminster, ran from the vehicle. Deputies, Troopers, and Officers from the Bellows Falls Police Department including K9 Caesar tracked McAllister for approximately 1.5 miles through snow covered, wooded terrain.

McAllister was ultimately located in the garage of a local resident. He was taken into custody by the Sheriff's Office and transported to the Westminster State Police Barracks for processing. The vehicle McAllister was driving was also seized pending a search warrant.

While at the barracks McAllister was additionally charged by the Vermont State Police on numerous other charges from a previous incident.

The Windham County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Vermont State Police and the Bellows Falls Police Department for their assistance in this incident.

Court Date: 12/29/2017
Bail: $10,000



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

Incident: 17WHC006517
Date: 12/21/2017
Location: Bellows Falls Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Accused: Elizabeth J. McAllister
Age: 55
City & State of Residence: Westminster, Vermont

Charges: Criminal DLS, Possession of a Depressant Drug, Violation of Conditions of Release (2 Counts)

Description: On December 21st, 2017 at approximately 1007 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle operated by Elizabeth J. McAllister, 55, of Westminster Vermont for a moving violation.

McAllister's license was criminally suspended in the State of Vermont. A search of the vehicle found controlled substances in the vehicle that were not prescribed to McAllister. McAllister also violated two separate court ordered conditions of release.

McAllister was arrested, cited to appear at a later date in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division.

Court Date: 02/13/2018
Bail: N/A



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