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

Man taken into custody following 911 call


Incident: 18WHC006370
Date: 12/17/2018
Location: Fort Bridgman Road, Vernon
Investigating Deputy: Sergeant Chris Norton

Accused: Withheld

Description: The Windham County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a resident on December 17th, 2018 reporting an out-of-control, erratic individual on Fort Bridgman Road near the Vernon Elementary School.

Out of an abundance of caution, officials at the Vernon Elementary School were notified of the event who activated their emergency procedures. The school initiated a restricted access protocol, wherein the exterior of the building was secured and monitored by staff.

The individual was taken into custody and transported for an emergency psychiatric evaluation in Brattleboro. Rescue Inc., Vermont State Police & Vernon Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Media Contact:
Captain Mark Anderson