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

Man arrested for Excessive Speed in work zone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE05/03/2022 6:13 PM

Incident:
Date: 22WHC001808
Location: I 91 S work zone, Rockingham
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Christopher Rurka
Age: 42
City/State of Residence: Winchester, NH

Charges: 1) Excessive Speed

Description: On 05/03/22 at approximately 1656 hours Christopher Rurka was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after his vehicle was observed to be traveling 88 mph in the posted 55 mph work zone near X6. Christopher was released 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: 06/28/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested on two outstanding arrest warrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE05/03/2022 4:49 PM

Incident: 22WHC001775
Date: 4/30/22
Location: Rt. 121 Saxtons River, VT
Investigating Deputy: M. Checchi

Accused: Steven Morway
Age: 33
City & State of Residence: Charlestown, NH

Charges: Arrest on Warrants X2

Description: On April 30th, 2022, at approximately 9:03 pm, a deputy from the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle on Rt. 121 in Saxtons River for a traffic violation. The passenger, identified as Steven Morway, was found to have to outstanding arrest warrants. He was arrested and lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility.

Court Date: 5/2/22
Bail: $1200



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

Woman arrested for Excessive Speed in Work Zone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE05/03/2022 4:48 PM

Incident: 22WHC001807
Date: 05/03/22
Location: I 91 S/B in X6 work zone, Rockingham
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Rebecca Proulx
Age: 27
City/State of Residence: Springfield, VT

Charges: 1) Excessive Speed

Description: On 05/03/22 at approximately 1608 hours, Rebecca Proulx was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after her vehicle was checked on radar traveling 87 mph through the active work zone on I 91 near x6. Rebecca was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date. She was also issued a traffic ticket for the civil speeding violation with the work zone enhancement.

Court Date: 06/28/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for Negligent Operation of MV and Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE04/20/2022 7:45 PM

Incident: 22WHC001599
Date: 04/20/22
Location: I 91 N MM 11.1, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Bruce A Gauthier
Age: 56
City/State of Residence: Brattleboro, VT

Charges:

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

Description: On 04/20/22 at approximately 1805 hours Bruce A Gauthier was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after his vehicle was found to be traveling at 100 mph in the posted 65 mph zone on I 91 in Brattleboro. Bruce was released 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: 06/28/22
Bail: N/A



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

Incident: 22WHC001396
Date: 04/10/22
Location: I-91 N MM18.6 in Putney
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Adam A.R.I. Fane
Age: 24
City/State of Residence: Royalton, VT

Charges:

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

Description: On 04/10/22 at approximately 1835 hours Adam Fane was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was seen traveling at 109 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone on I-91 in Putney. Adam was released 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: 05/17/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for DUI in Putney.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE04/10/2022 8:01 PM

Incident: 22WHC001386
Date: 4/9/22
Location: US Rt. 5 Putney, VT
Investigating Deputy: M. Checchi

Accused: Randy K. Rumrill
Age: 23
City & State of Residence: Charlestown, NH

Charges: Driving Under the Influence-Alcohol

Description: On April 9th, 2022, at approximately 1:55 am, deputies from the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle on US Rt. 5 in Putney, VT. The vehicle's operator, Randy K. Rumrill displayed clues of impairment. Investigation revealed that Rumrill was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and was subsequently arrested. He was processed at the Bellows Falls Police Department and released on a citation to appear at a later date.

Court Date: 4/26/22
Bail: N/A



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

Man arrested for possession of Crack Cocaine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE04/10/2022 8:00 PM

Incident: 22WHC001383
Date: 4/8/22
Location: US Rt. 5 Westminster/Bellows Falls line
Investigating Deputy: M. Checchi

Accused: Michael Quinones
Age: 50
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls, VT

Charges: Possession of Cocaine (Crack)

Description: On April 8th, 2022, at approximately 9:35 pm, Deputies from the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle on US Rt. 5 in the Town of Westminster, VT on the border with the Village of Bellows Falls. During the course of the stop, deputies developed reasonable suspicion of criminal activity and consent to search the vehicle and the operator, Michael Quinones was given. Deputies located crack cocaine concealed on Mr. Quinones. He was arrested, processed, and issued a citation to appear at a later date.

Court Date: 6/7/22
Bail: N/A



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

Incident: 22WHC001186
Date: 03/29/22
Location: I-91 S near MM 28 in Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Santiago Sierra-Vargas
Age: 21
City/State of Residence: Stamford, CT

Charges:

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

Description: On 03/29/22 at approximately 1253 hours Santiago Sierra-Vargas was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after he was observed traveling south on I-91 at 100 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone. Santiago was released 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: 05/17/22
Bail: N/A



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

Incident: 22WHC0001296
Date: 04/06/22
Location: US Route 5 near Charette Dr, Dummerston
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Bruce A Gauthier
Age: 56
City/State of Residence: Brattleboro, VT

Charges:

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

Description: On 04/06/22 at approximately 1210 hours, Bruce A Gauthier was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after he was observed traveling south on US Route 5 at 82 mph in the posted 40 mph speed zone near the VT AOT Building in Dummerston. Bruce was released 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: 05/31/22
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 RELEASE04/06/2022 4:03 PM

Incident: 22WHC0001278
Date: 04/05/22
Location: I-91 S MM 26.8 in Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: David A Scott
Age: 71
City/State of Residence: New York, NY

Charges: Excessive Speed

Description: On 04/05/22 at approximately 1246 hours, David A Scott of NYC was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after he was observed traveling at 99 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone on I-91 in Westminster. David was released 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: 05/31/22
Bail: N/A



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