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DUI Arrest-Brattleboro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 04/21/2024 2:24 PM

Incident: 24WHC001964
Date: 04/20/2024
Location: Putney Road, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle & Det. Sgt. Mario Checchi

Accused: Jacques L. Terrasson
Age: 58
City & State of Residence: New York, NY & Bordeaux, France

Charges: Driving Under the Influence

Description: On April 20th, 2024, at approximately 2330 hours, a deputy with the Windham County Sheriff's Office working a Governor's Highway Safety Program funded enforcement grant stopped a vehicle on Putney Road in the Town of Brattleboro for a motor vehicle violation.

Upon making contact with the operator, Jacques L. Terrasson, indicators of impairment were observed. Standardized Field Sobriety Test's were administered, and at the completion of the test's Terrasson was arrested and transported to the Bellows Falls Police Department for processing.

At the completion of processing, Terrasson was issued a citation to appear in the Vermont Superior Court - Windham Criminal Division on 04/22/2024 to answer to the aforementioned charge.

Court Date: 04/22/2024
Bail: N/A


Fugitive/Violation of Conditions Arrests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 04/12/2024 10:27 PM

Incident: 24WHC001784/24WHC001798
Date: 4/11/24
Location: US Rt 5-Dummerston, VT
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. M. Checchi, Deputy S. Kennedy, Deputy A. Pinger, Deputy M. Fisher

Accused: Xavier Carter
Age: 31
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT
Charges: Fugitive from Justice/Violation of Conditions

Accused: Anne Marie Muscari
Age: 37
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT
Charges: Violation of Conditions

Description: During the afternoon hours of April 11th, 2024, Deputies with the Windham County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive, Xavier Carter in the greater Putney, VT area. Carter had an active arrest warrant issued by the State of New Hampshire.

At approximately 1925 hours, Deputies located Carter in the parking lot of a gas station along US Rt 5 in the Town of Dummerston. Carter fled into the store and was apprehended a short while later. He was further found to be in violation of court ordered conditions in the State of Vermont.

Also located and arrested was Anne Marie Muscari, who was also found to be in violation of court ordered conditions. Both were transported to the Windham County Sheriff's Office for processing. Muscari was released with a criminal citation along with further conditions. Carter was ordered held on $20,000 cash or surety bond with further conditions. He was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility.

Court Date: 4/12/24
Bail: $20,000 cash or surety bond


Arrest for Excessive Speed in Rockingham

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 04/10/2024 2:22 PM

Incident: 24WHC001711
Date: 04/07/24
Location: Rockingham Rd (VT Route 103), Rockingham
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Carter D. Tiezzi
Age: 21
City & State of Residence: Old Lyme, CT

Charges: Excessive Speed

Description: On 04/07/24 at approximately 1750 hours, Carter D. Tiezzi was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed to be traveling 85 mph in the posted 50 mph speed zone on Rockingham Rd in Rockingham. Carter was released from the scene 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: 05/21/24
Bail: N/A


Violation of Conditions Arrest-Putney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 04/07/2024 2:12 PM

Incident: 24WHC001700
Date: 4/6/24
Location: Main St. Putney, VT
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. M. Checchi

Accused: Xavier Carter
Age: 31
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT

Charges: Violation of Conditions of Release-Contact

Description: On April 6th, 2024, at approximately 1736 hours, a deputy with the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle being operated by Xavier Carter for a speeding violation on Main St. in Putney, VT. Investigation revealed that Carter, was found to be in violation of court ordered conditions. Carter was arrested and ordered to be held on $200 cash or surety bond. Carter was transported to the Southern State Correctional Facility.

Court Date: 4/8/24 1230 hours
Bail: $200


Juvenile charged with LSA & Negligent Operation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 04/02/2024 11:54 AM

Incident: 24WHC001461
Date: 03/25/2024
Location: School Street/ Westminster Heights Road
Investigating Deputy: Lt Joel R Howard

Accused: JUVENILE
Age: 17
City & State of Residence: Grafton, Vermont

Charges: Negligent Operation / Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Description: On 03/25/2024 at 09:59 hours the Windham County Sheriff’s Office and the Westminster Fire & Rescue, & Golden Cross Ambulance were dispatched to the intersection of School Street and Westminster Heights Road for a reported single vehicle crash with air bag deployment, fluids leaking and car into the guard rails blocking traffic.

On arrival, a 2021 Toyota Rav-4 was found with heavy damage and full airbag deployment from being struck by a pick-up truck that continued north on Westminster Heights Road.

Investigation led to the arrest of the juvenile operator of the truck. The juvenile was released on a Juvenile Citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Family Division at a later date.

Court Date: Withheld
Bail: N/A


Rockingham-Arrest for Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 02/27/2024 6:11 PM

Incident: 24WHC001031
Date: 02/27/24
Location: Rockingham Rd (VT Route 103) @ VTRANS
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Keith M. Prior
Age: 26
City & State of Residence: Clinton, CT

Charges:

1) Excessive Speed

Description: On the above date and time, Keith M. Prior was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed to be traveling 82 mph in the posted 50 mph speed zone on Rockingham Rd in Rockingham. Keith was released from the scene 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: 04/16/24
Bail: N/A


Putney- Arrest fot Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 02/27/2024 6:10 PM

Incident: 24WHC000717
Date: 2/12/2024
Location: Route 5 Putney, VT
Investigating Deputy: Sharon Kennedy

Accused: Cassidy Grover
Age: 35
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT

Charges: Driving while Suspended - Criminally

Description: On 2/12/2024 at approximately 1300 hours Cassidy Grover was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle she was operating was speeding. During the stop it was discovered that Ms. Grover's privilege to drive was suspended criminally. She was processed and released on a citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court, criminal division at a later date.

Court Date: 3/12/2024
Bail: N/A


Man arrested for Negligent Operation and Excessive Speed in Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 12/31/2023 4:05 PM

Incident: 23WHC006666
Date: 12/27/23
Location: I-91 in Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Daniel L. Talbot
Age: 55
City & State of Residence: Sullivan, NH

Charges:
1) Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle
2) Excessive Speed

Description: On the above date and time, Daniel L. Talbot was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed to be traveling 103 mph in the posted 65 mph zone on I-91 in Westminster. Daniel was released from the scene on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 01/30/23
Bail: N/A


Criminal DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 12/29/2023 8:38 AM

Incident: 23WHC006691
Date: 12/28/23
Location:Route 30 Brattleboro VT
Investigating Deputy: David S. Gaillardetz

Accused:David K. Covey
Age:31
City & State of Residence:Athens VT

Charges: Driving While Suspended-Criminally

Description: On 12/28/23 at approximately 1817 hours David K. Covey was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after his vehicle he was driving was observed traveling south on Route 30 by the Brattleboro Retreat Farm with a front head light out. During the stop it was discovered that David's privilege to drive in the state was suspended criminally. He was processed and released on a citation to appear into the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 02/20/23
Bail:N/A


Arrest for Negligent Operation and Excessive Speed in Brattleboro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 12/20/2023 3:10 PM

Incident: 23WHC006529
Date: 12/20/23
Location: I-91 in Brattleboro.
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Austin C. Estell
Age: 21
City & State of Residence: Cambridge, NY

Charges:

1) Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle
2) Excessive Speed

Description: On the above date and time, Austin C. Estell was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed traveling 108 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone on I-91 in Brattleboro. Austin was released from the scene 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: 01/30/24
Bail: N/A


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