Public Safety

Bondville man charged with felony
JAMAICA- Police say a Coleman Hills Road resident called 911 to report that a former roommate, Clinton Messiter, 39, of Bondville, was inside his house, and when he confronted Messiter, he displayed a weapon. Police located Messiter a short distance away and, after investigating, arrested him for unlawful trespass and possession of a dangerous weapon while committing a felony.  The suspect was later processed at the Winhall Police Department and transported to Southern State Correctional Facility on $500 bail.

Charged with violating conditions
DOVER-  On April 3 police charged Beau Monroe Cross Vanburen, 19, of Bennington, with violating his conditions of release.  He was ordered to appear in Windham Superior Court, to answer the charge.

Relief from abuse order
DOVER- Police charged Eric Bimmler, 50, of Marlboro, with violating a relief from abuse order on Monday, April 9. Bimmler was cited to appear in Windham Superior Court to asnwer the charge.

Dover woman charged with DUI
DOVER- On April 12,, Dover police received a motor vehicle complaint at about 3:30 pm on Thursday, April 12.   Police charged Laurie Gallagher, 47, of Dover, with driving under the influence.  She was cited to appear in Windham Superior Court to answer the charge.

Passenger injured, driver charged
DOVER- Police investigated a crash reported on Route 100 near the West Dover Fire Department at about 2 am in Saturday, April 7.  Police say the driver, James Munroe, 28, of Rochester, NH, was driving a Volkswagen Tiguan south on Route 100 when the vehicle drove off the road, struck a ditch, and rolled onto its side.  
Munroe was cited to appear in Windham Superior Court on a charge of diving under the influence, third offense.  A passenger in the vehicle, who police say was not wearing a seatbelt, was extricated and transported to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center by Deerfield Valley Rescue.  Police say the passenger was treated for serious injuries.  Another passenger was treated at the scene for an injury to the hand.  Wilmington and West Dover Fire Departments also assisted at the scene.

Retail theft, trespassing at local store
DOVER-  Police received a report of a larceny at a local store on Thursday, March 22.  Alex Symanski, 28, of Dover, was charged with retail theft and trespassing.  He was cited to appear in Windham Superior Court on Tuesday, May 15, to answer the charge.

Woman faces multiple charges
NEWFANE- Police responded to a report of a domestic assault in progress  at about 12:05 am on Sunday, April 29.   According to police, the victim reported that his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Lyon, 24, of Vernon, broke into his house and assaulted him and his new girlfriend in the presence of a child. Lyon left the residence, but police located her a short time later and arrested for driving under the influence, domestic assault, simple assault, and burglary. She was ordered to appear in court and released on conditions.

Charges may result from crash
MARLBORO- Police say Kody Crosier, 24, of Whitingham, was driving east on Route 9 at about 3:15 pm when he veered into the opposite lane of travel.  Crosier’s vehicle struck a westbound vehicle driven by Derek Morin, 30, of Hillsborough, NH.  Crosier was transported to Brattleboro memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries to his upper body, according to police.  Morin was not injured.  Police say the investigation is ongoing and Crosier may be issued a ticket for failing to stay in his lane and defective equipment.







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