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

Holiday Sobriety Checkpoints

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE12/04/2019 9:26 AM

PRESS RELEASE


Date 12/3/2019


Sobriety CHECKPOINT


During the Month of December, 2019, the Windham County Sheriff’s Office and other Law Enforcement agencies, will be conducting multiply sobriety checkpoints within Windham County. An aggressive effort will be made to identify impaired drivers on our highways. Officers will be also enforcing seatbelt, child restraints and other motor vehicle laws during this checkpoint.


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

Man Arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/21/2019 1:32 PM

Incident: 19WHC005401
Date: 11/11/19
Location: 91 Access Rd Westminster, Vermont
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: James H. Jackson
Age: 55
City & State of Residence: Westminster, Vermont

Charges: DLS

Description:
On 11/11/19 at approximately 1456 hours The Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested James H. Jackson of Westminster, 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 lead to Jackson's arrest. Jackson was cited and released to appear in the Windham Superior Court,Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer the charge.

Court Date: 01/07/20
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/21/2019 1:31 PM

Incident: 19WHC005220

Date: 10/24/2019

Location: Jamaica, VT

Investigating Deputy: Gregory Keilig

Accused: Shawne D. Cox

Age: 44

City & State of Residence: Townshend, VT

Charges: Criminal DLS

Description: On 10/24/2019 at approximately 1857 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Shawne D. Cox for Driving While Suspended following a traffic stop in Jamaica. Cox was arrested and transported to the Windham County Sheriff’s Office for processing. Cox was released on a citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge.

Court Date: 10/25/2019



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

Thanksgiving Holiday Highway Safety Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/21/2019 1:27 PM

2019 THANKSGIVING CLICK IT OR TICKET AND IMPAIRED DRIVING CAMPAIGN
WINDHAM COUNTY HIGHWAY SAFETY TASK FORCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/14/2019


Traveling Near or Far this Thanksgiving,
Click It or Ticket

Windham County, VT — With Thanksgiving being one of the busiest travel times of the year, the chances of being involved in a vehicle crash are greatly increased. We want you to get to the Thanksgiving table safely this year, so it’s critical to practice safe driving habits, like buckling your seat belt. During the Thanksgiving holiday, the Windham County Highway Safety Task Force is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on a high-visibility Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign, November 28th-December 1st 2019, to work toward reducing the number of fatalities that occur when drivers and passengers fail to buckle up. If they spot you, they will pull you over and issue a ticket.
During the 2017 Thanksgiving weekend (6 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, to 5:59 a.m. Monday, November 27), 365 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes nationwide. Nighttime proved even more deadly, with 57% of Thanksgiving weekend crashes occurring at night. Wearing a seat belt is the single most effective thing anyone can do to prevent injury or death in a vehicle crash. The Click It or Ticket campaign combines powerful messages about seat belt safety with increased patrolling for all unbuckled motorists.
In addition to seat belt safety, impaired driving is an increased risk during the peak holiday travel season. In addition to practicing safe driving habits and buckling your seatbelt be aware of your mental conditioning. Always have a designated driver if you’re consuming alcohol or drugs, know your limits and remember Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving!



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

Man Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10/22/2019 3:50 PM

Incident: 19WHC005116
Date: 10/20/19
Location: Old Rte 5 South
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Alex R. Major
Age: 28
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges: DUI

Description:
On 10/20/19 at approximately 2252 hours The Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Alex R. Major of Putney, Vermont for driving under the influence. The deputy on duty observed a moving violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation lead to Major's arrest. Major was transported to the Vermont State Police Barracks in Westminster and released on citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge of driving under the influence.

Court Date: 12/17/19
Bail: N/A



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

Man Arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10/22/2019 3:49 PM

Incident: 19WHC005003
Date: 10/14/19
Location: Rte 5 Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused: Jared Butler
Age: 43
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges:DLS

Description:
On 10/14/19 at approximately 1554 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Jared Butler of Putney, Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license. The deputy on duty observed a moving violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation lead to Butler's arrest. Butler was cited and released to appear in the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge of driving with a criminally suspended license.

Court Date: 12/10/19
Bail: N/A



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

Man Arrested for Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10/22/2019 3:47 PM

Incident: 19WHC005062
Date: 10/16/2019
Location: Putney VT
Investigating Deputy: Cpl. J. Griffus

Accused: Nathan J. Nascimento
Age: 19
City & State of Residence: Saugus, MA

Charges: Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation

Description: On 10/16/2019 at approximately 14:10 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop for Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation. The operator was identified as Nathan Nascimento, 19, of Saugus MA. Nascimento was issued a criminal citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division to answer to the charge.

Court Date: 11/26/2019
Bail: n/a



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

Male arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10/22/2019 3:45 PM

Incident: 19WHC005054

Date: 10/17/2019

Location: Westminster, VT

Investigating Deputy: Gregory Keilig

Accused: Emiliano C. Ramos

Age: 25

City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls, VT

Charges: Criminal DLS

Description: On 10/15/2019 at approximately 1757 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Emiliano C. Ramos for Driving While Suspended. Ramos was arrested and transported to the Vermont State Police Westminster Barracks for processing. Ramos was released on citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division at a later date and time to answer for the charge.

Court Date: 12/03/2019



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

Man Arrested for Violation of Conditions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE10/22/2019 3:43 PM

Incident: 19WHC004936
Date: 10/16/2019
Location: Putney VT
Investigating Deputy: Cpl. J. Griffus

Accused: Maynard Harpin
Age: 61
City & State of Residence:Putney VT

Charges: Violation of Conditions of Release

Description: On 10/16/2019 at approximately 14:42 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Maynard Harpin, 61, of Putney for a violation of his conditions of release. Harpin was cited to appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division to answer to the charge.

Court Date: 10/17/2019
Bail: N/A



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

Incident: 19WHC004957
Date: 10/09/19
Location: Putney/Vernon, Vermont
Investigating Deputy: DFC Devito

Accused:Andrew Barcomb
Age: 28
City & State of Residence: Putney, Vermont

Charges: 1st Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault, Unlawful Restraint in the 2nd Degree.

Description:
On 10/10/19 the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Andrew Barcomb of Putney, Vermont for the above charges. The Deputy on duty received a call from Brattleboro probation and parole regarding reports of domestic abuse. The subsequent investigation lead to Barcomb's arrest. Barcomb was held without bail and lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility. Barcomb was served a criminal citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division the next day to answer for the charges.

Court Date: 10/10/19
Bail: Held without Bail



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