Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Tyler Cooke
On September 9, 2017 at approximate 1045 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office was contacted to assist a motorist with a flat tire on Route 5 in the Town of Westminster just south of the Village of Bellows Falls. When the deputy arrived, he began speaking to the operator of the vehicle. After checking the operator's information in NCIC, it was learned that the subject was a 79 year old individual missing from Connecticut. It was learned through the investigation that the subject had dementia and alzheimer's and had left his residence in Connecticut at approximately 0140 hours on 9/9/17. The subject was later released into the custody of his son's who came up from Connecticut. The Windham County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Bellows Falls Police Department for their assistance in this matter.