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

Incident at Putney Central School


Incident: 18WHC001398
Date: 03/28/2018
Location: 184 Westminster Rd in the Town of Putney
Investigating Deputy: DFC Ian Tuttle

Description: During the morning hours of March 28th, 2018 the Windham County Sheriff's Office was contacted regarding a vandalism on the basketball court of the playground.

Deputies arrived on scene and met with the school principal who showed them writing on the basketball court stating "I support the 2nd amendment". It was discovered that the writing was created using a form of chalk. Using the surveillance footage at the school, the individual responsible was identified and interviewed by an investigator. There is no suspected threat to children or other occupants of the school.

Upon review of the evidence available by our office and the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office, no violations of law have been identified as of this writing. The individual has been issued a notice against trespass for the school grounds.

If you have information related to this incident, please contact DFC Tuttle at 802-365-4942.

Media Contact:
Captain Mark Anderson