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Arrest for Negligent Operation and Excessive Speed in Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/26/2023 8:10 PM

Incident: 23WHC006088
Date: 11/26/23
Location: I 91, Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Cailyn G. Lebrun
Age: 25
City & State of Residence: Keene, NH

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

Description: On 11/26/23 at approximately 1812 hours, Cailyn G. Lebrun was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle she was operating was observed to be traveling 110 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone on I-91 near MM 20 in Westminster. Cailyn was released from the scene 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.

Court Date: 12/26/23
Bail: N/A


Unlawful Restraint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/26/2023 8:04 PM

Incident: 23WHC006071
Date: 11/22/2023
Location: Vernon, VT
Investigating Deputy: Dep. Kennedy

Accused: Jason Shepard
Age: 29
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro, VT


Charges: Unlawful Restraint

Description: On November 22, 2023 at approximately 1056 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office was notified of an active domestic disturbance in progress with injuries on Broad Brook Rd in Vernon.

Deputies arrived on scene and identified both parties involved. Upon further investigation Jason Shepard was taken into custody and charged with Unlawful Restraint for his actions in the dispute.


Court Date: 11/22/2023
Bail: N/A


Arrest for Excessive Speed- Rockingham

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/21/2023 3:22 PM

Incident: 23WHC006038
Date: 23WHC006038
Location: Rockingham Rd (VT Route 103), Rockingham
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Charlene E. Lambert
Age: 34
City & State of Residence: Clarksville, NH

Charges:

1) Excessive Speed

Description: On 11/21/23 at approximately 1217 hours, Charlene E. Lambert was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle she was operating was observed to be traveling 92 mph in the posted 50 mph zone on Rockingham Rd in Rockingham. Charlene was released from the scene 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.

Court Date: 12/26/23
Bail: N/A


Arrest For Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/21/2023 3:16 PM

Incident:23WHC005788
Date:11/06/23
Location:Dover Rd Newfane VT
Investigating Deputy:Deputy David S. Gaillardetz

Accused:Clifton T Wixon
Age: 20
City & State of Residence:Chesterfield, NH

Charges:Excessive Speed

Description: On 11/06/23 at approximately 1435 hours, Clifton T. Wixon was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed traveling 62 mph in the posted 25 mph speed zone on Dover Rd in Newfane Vt. Wixon was released from the scene on a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date. He was also issued a traffic ticket for the civil speeding violation.

Court Date:12/19/23
Bail: N/A


Burglary Arrest - Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/14/2023 10:30 PM

Incident: 23WHC005871
Date: 11/14/2023
Location: Back Westminster Road, Westminster VT
Investigating Deputies: Dep. Cohen, Sgt. Norton
Assisting Deputies: Capt. Samataro, Sgt. Checchi, Dep. Fisher

Accused: Devin Pratt
Age: 35
City & State of Residence: Springfield, VT

Charges:

1) Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling (2 Counts)
2) Unlawful Mischief,
3) Violation of Conditions of Release (3 Counts)

Description: On November 14, 2023 at approximately 1200 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office was notified of a burglary that had occurred that morning on Back Westminster Road in Westminster, VT.

Deputies responded to the area, and after completing the initial investigation, proceeded to search the area for the suspect.

A deputy with the Windham County Sheriff's office located an individual walking on Back Westminster Road matching the known description of the suspect and identified him as Devin Pratt, age 35, of Springfield, VT. Probable cause was developed to charge Pratt with Burglary and he was subsequently taken into custody.

Further investigation showed that Pratt had burglarized an additional residence on Back Westminster Road. It was also discovered that Pratt was currently out on three sets of court ordered conditions of release that were all issued over the last two weeks.

Pratt was subsequently charged with two counts of burglary, one count of unlawful mischief, and three counts of violation of conditions of release.

Pratt was taken to the Windham County Sheriff's Office where he was processed and issued a criminal citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division on 11/15/2023 at 1230 hours. Pratt was ordered held on bail of $15,000 and remanded to the Southern State Correctional Facility.

Court Date: 11/15/2023
Bail: $15,000


Arrest for Negligent Operation and Excessive Speed in Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/05/2023 7:49 PM

Incident: 23WHC005783
Date: 11/5/23
Location: I-91 S MM 29.4, Westminster
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton #166

Accused: Charles P. Putnam
Age: 48
City & State of Residence: Canaan, NH

Charges:

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

Description: On 11/05/23 at approximately 1656 hours, Charles P. Putnam was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office after the vehicle he was operating was observed to be traveling 101 mph in the posted 65 mph speed zone on I-91 in Westminster.

Charles 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: 12/26/23
Bail: N/A


Negligent Operation Arrest- Brattleboro/Dummerston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/05/2023 7:38 PM

Incident: 23WHC005696
Date: 10/31/2023
Location: VT Route 30, Newfane
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Thomas Raymond, Deputy Richard Yastrzemski

Accused: Gabriel T. Smith
Age: 54
City & State of Residence: Brookline, VT

Charges:

1) Negligent Operation of a motor vehicle

Description:

On October 31st, 2023, Deputy observed a 2021 Hyundai Venue displaying Massachusetts registration 2TWC16 enter the work zone on VT Route 30 and fail to yield to traffic control devices. The Operator proceeded to operate with erratic behavior and continue south through the work zone. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle using emergency lights, however the operator failed to yield for law enforcement and continued into Brattleboro.

A BOL (Be on the Lookout) was issued for the vehicle and at approximately 16:00 hours the operator and vehicle were located on Canal Street in Brattleboro by officers with the Brattleboro Police Department. The operator was identified as Gabriel T. Smith. Deputies arrived shortly after and contacted Smith confirming his identity and that the vehicle was involved in the initial complaint.

Smith was taken into custody and and transported to the Windham County Sheriff’s Office for processing. After processing, Smith was released on a Criminal Citation into the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.


Court Date: 12/26/2023
Bail: N/A


Sexual Assault Arrest-Vernon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11/04/2023 5:45 PM

Incident: 23WHC005720
Date: 10/31/23 (Case date)
Location: Vernon, VT
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. Mario Checchi

Accused: Norman R. Mallory
Age: 77
City & State of Residence: Vernon, VT

Charges: Sexual Assault

Description: On October 31st, 2023, the Windham County Sheriff's Office was notified of a sexual assault. Probable cause was developed to charge Norman R. Mallory, age 77, of Vernon, VT with Sexual Assault. Mallory was located at his residence and taken into custody by deputies on 11/3/23.

Mallory was ordered held without bail and further ordered to appear in the Superior Court of Vermont-Criminal Division-Windham Unit on 11/6/23 at 12:30 hours. Mallory was remanded to the Southern State Correctional Facility.

Court Date: 11/6/23 12:30 pm.
Bail: Held without bail


Disorderly Conduct Arrest- Putney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 10/31/2023 9:31 AM

Incident: 23WHC005391
Date: 10/14/2023
Location: U.S Route 5
Investigating Deputy: Detective Sgt. Mario Checchi, Deputy Thomas Raymond

Accused: James R Rowe
Age: 58
City & State of Residence: Putney, VT

Charges:

1) Disorderly conduct

Description:

On October 20th, 2023 deputies with the Windham County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division responded to a residence on U.S Route 5.

Investigation revealed that James R, Rowe, age 58 had committed the crime of Disorderly Conduct. James was issued a Vermont Criminal Citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court Criminal Division on a later date. Rowe was then released on scene.

Court Date: 11/21/2023
Bail: N/A


Multiple Charges- Brattleboro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 10/31/2023 9:30 AM

Incident: 23WHC005384
Date: 10/14/2023
Location: Fairground Rd, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Thomas Raymond

Accused: Preis'Lyn Benoit
Age: 34
City & State of Residence: Brattleboro VT

Charges:

1)Impeding a Public Officer

2)Disorderly conduct

3)Negligent Operation of a motor vehicle.


Description:

On October 14th, 2023 at 14:31 hours A Deputy working for the Windham County Sheriff's Office patrol division was traveling north on Fairground road in the town of Brattleboro. The deputy was flagged down by a concerned motorist who wanted to make a complaint regarding erratic driving.

Further Investigation showed that Benoit Committed the following offenses, Impeding a Public Officer, Disorderly conduct, and Negligent Operation of a motor vehicle.

Benoit was then taken into custody and transported to the Windham County Sheriff's Office where she was processed and released on a Criminal Citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.

The Windham County Sheriff's Office were assisted by the Brattleboro Police Department.


Court Date: 12/26/2023
Bail: N/A


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