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

Woman charged with D/C by electronic communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/19/2019 8:53 AM

Incident: 19WHC001333
Date: 03/07/19
Location: Online
Investigating Deputy: Vinton

Accused:Sandy Wood
Age:19
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro

Charges: Disturbing the peace by use of telephone or other electronic communications

Description: Sandy Wood, 19, of Brattleboro was charged by the Windham County Sheriff's Office for disturbing the peace by electronic communication. Wood reportedly sent threatening text messages directed toward her intent to assault a minor. She was cited to appear at the Vermont Superior Court at a later date.

Court Date: 4/2/2019
Bail: N/A



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

Woman Arrested for DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/18/2019 11:47 AM

Incident: 19WHC001308
Date: 03/07/19
Location: Main St, Putney
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: Wendy Poirier
Age: 44
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, Vermont

Charges: DLS

Description:
On 03/07/19 at approximately 1738 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Wendy Poirier of Brattleboro Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license. The deputy observed an equipment violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation lead to Poirier's arrest. Poirier 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.

Court Date: 04/23/19
Bail: N/A



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

Woman Arrested for DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/18/2019 11:47 AM

Incident: 19WHC001455
Date: 03/16/19
Location: Main Street, Putney
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: Courtney D. Jacobs
Age: 21
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, Vermont

Charges: DLS

Description:
On 03/16/19 at approximately 1457 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Courtney D. Jacobs of Brattleboro, Vermont for driving with a criminally suspended license. The Deputy observed an equipment violation and conducted a motor vehicle stop. The subsequent investigation lead to Jacobs's arrest. Jacobs was cited and released to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date and time.

Court Date: 04/23/19
Bail: N/A



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

Man Arrested for Domestic Assault

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/18/2019 11:46 AM

Incident: 19WHC001350
Date: 03/12/19
Location: Dummerston Vermont
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Devito

Accused: Nathaniel B. Greene
Age: 22
City & State of Residence: Dummerston Vermont

Charges: Domestic Assault

Description:
On 03/12/19 at approximately 0933 hours the Windham County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Putney Co-Op of a woman bleeding in a vehicle in the parking lot. Deputies responded to the scene and the subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Greene for Domestic Assault. Greene was transported to the Windham County Sheriff's Office in the town Newfane for processing. Greene was cited and released on conditions to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division the next day to answer to the charge.

Court Date: 03/13/19
Bail: N/A



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

CT man arrested for Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/09/2019 10:42 AM

Incident: 19WHC000925
Date: 02/15/19
Location: VT Route 30, Jamaica
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Arthur Degraff 3rd
Age: 59
City & State of Residence: W Hartford, CT

Charges: Excessive Speed

Description: On 02/15/19 at approximately 1320 hours Arthur Degraff 3rd was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he had been operating was observed traveling 84 mph in the posted 50 mph speed zone. He was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 04/02/19
Bail: N/A



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

**Update** Aggravated Assault in Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/04/2019 9:59 PM

ncident:19WHC001221
Date: 3/2/2019
Location: Westminster, VT
Investigating Deputy: Cpl. J. Griffus

Accused: John-Victor Wetherby
Age: 33
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls VT

Charges: Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Burglary

Description:

*****UPDATE****

On 3/4/2019 two warrants were issued for Wetherby's arrest for the following charges, Violation of Probation, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon and Burglary into an Occupied Dwelling.

The victim is still currently hospitalized for the injuries sustained. The Windham County Sheriff's Office urges anyone with information to contact law enforcement immediately. Any persons helping or assisting Wetherby in avoiding arrest will be subject to charges for Felony Obstruction of Justice.

Wetherby is a white male approximately 5'10, 130lbs with a shaved head. Last seen wearing a camouflage jacket and hoodie, blue jeans and brown boots.

END UPDATE


On the morning of 3/2/2019 the Windham County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault in the Town of Westminster. Upon arrival a male victim was identified and transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with severe injuries. The assailant was identified as John-Victor Wetherby of Bellows Falls, VT. Wetherby fled the scene prior to the Sheriff’s Office arrival. The Windham County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Wetherby for Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Burglary. If you have seen or know the location of Wetherby, please contact the Windham County Sheriff’s Office at 802-365-4942. Do not make contact or attempt to detain Wetherby, contact the Sheriff’s Office immediately.

--Corporal Jonathan Griffus



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

WCSO Attempt to Locate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/03/2019 12:44 PM

Incident:19WHC001221
Date: 3/2/2019
Location: Westminster, VT
Investigating Deputy: Cpl. J. Griffus

Accused: John-Victor Wetherby
Age: 33
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls VT

Charges: Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Burglary

Description: On the morning of 3/2/2019 the Windham County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault in the Town of Westminster. Upon arrival a male victim was identified and transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital with severe injuries. The assailant was identified as John-Victor Wetherby of Bellows Falls, VT. Wetherby fled the scene prior to the Sheriff’s Office arrival. The Windham County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Wetherby for Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Burglary. If you have seen or know the location of Wetherby, please contact the Windham County Sheriff’s Office at 802-365-4942. Do not make contact or attempt to detain Wetherby, contact the Sheriff’s Office immediately.

--Corporal Jonathan Griffus


Court Date: n/a
Bail:



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

President's Day weekend recap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE02/21/2019 3:50 PM

During the President's Day Weekend 2019, the Windham County Highway Safety Task Force deployed law enforcement officers to provide high visibility saturation enforcement targeting impaired, aggressive, and dangerous driving behaviors on Route 9, Route 100, Route 30, Route 5 and Route 103. The aggregate of these driving behaviors and in these areas contribute to the majority of highway safety crashes with injuries and fatalities in Windham County. The Windham County Highway Safety Task Force is working to reduce fatal motor vehicle crashes and increase the use of occupant protection devices.

During the weekend, 135.5 hours were worked over the weekend by a total of 13 task force members, totaling 50 tickets and 31 warnings. Additionally, one person was arrested for DUI.

The Windham County Highway Safety Task Force comprises of the Bellows Falls Police Department, Brattleboro Police Department, Dover Police Department and the Windham County Sheriff's Office. This effort is made possible through the partnerships with Windham County law enforcement agencies, the State Office of Highway Safety Behavioral Change Unit, and the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration.



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

Man Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE02/20/2019 8:31 PM

Date: 2/18/2019
Location: Dummerston VT
Investigating Deputy: Cpl. Griffus

Accused: Jean-Christoph Moran
Age: 34
City & State of Residence: Dummerston

Charges: Driving Under the Influence

Description: On 2/19/2019 the Windham County Sheriff's Office was conducting a saturation patrol under the Governor's Highway Safety Program. During this time Jean-Christoph Moran, 34, of Dummerston was stopped for a vehicle violation. The stop led to the arrest of Moran for Driving Under the Influence. Moran was cited to appear at the Vermont Superior Court Windham Criminal Division to answer to the charge.

Court Date: 3/12/2019
Bail: N/A



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

Incident: 19WHC001075
Date: 02/20/19
Location: Gleason Farm Ln., Jamaica
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Timothy Slade
Age: 27
City/State of Residence: Londonderry, VT

Charges: 1) Violate Conditions of Release
2) No License

Description: The Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Timothy Slade following a traffic stop for a vehicle equipment violation on VT Route 30 in Jamaica. Timothy was prohibited from having contact with a victim of a previous incident but that person was with him at the time of the stop. It was also found that Timothy was operating the vehicle without a valid license. He was processed and released on new conditions and a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 02/21/19
Bail: N/A



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