Over the past several months the Brattleboro Police and surrounding police agencies have responded to several thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles. Brattleboro Police are actively investigating any and all leads to these thefts. At this point the police are reaching out for the publics help for any information anyone may have that could lead to an arrest/s of the people involved.
Almost all of the cases reported the converters are cleanly cut off the vehicles but during the evening of November 7, 2019 someone attempted to pull a converter with most likely another vehicle. This occurred in the Harris Lot off Harris Avenue. Anyone who may have been in the area and saw something suspicious is asked to call the Brattleboro Police at 802-257-7950 or the Tip Hotline at 802-251-8188.
Justin Kidd, 42, of Texas
On 10/27/2019 at approximately 0234 hours Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business near Harmony Pl for a trespass complaint. Officers identified the subject as Justin A. Kidd from surveillance footage. Kidd was later located and issued a citation for Unlawful Trespass and released. He is scheduled to appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on December 10, 2019 to face the charge.
Rodney Lumbra, 58, of Brattleboro, VT
On 10/23/19 Brattleboro Police were on active foot patrol on Canal St. Police observed Rodney Lumbra, a 58 year old male from Brattleboro, partaking in activity consistent with drug sales.
Investigation revealed that Lumbra was in possession of heroin and crack cocaine. Lumbra was placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. There he was processed, and released on a citation.
Lumbra will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 12/3/19 to answer his charges.
Justin Kidd, 42, of Texas
On 10/14/19 Brattleboro Police responded to a business on South Main St. for a trespassing complaint.
Investigation revealed that Justin Kidd, a 42 year old male from an unknown area was on a property that he had previously been trespassed from.
Kidd was later located, and issued a citation for unlawful trespass. Kidd will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 12/3/19 to answer his charge.
Justin A, Kidd, 42, of Texas
On 11/07/2019 Brattleboro Police responded to a hotel on Chickering Drive for a trespassing complaint.
Police located Justin A. Kidd who had been previously trespassed from the hotel. Kidd was issued a citation to appear in court on 12/17/2019 at 8am.
Pamela S. Bostwick, 65, of Brattleboro, VT
On 11/6/19 at approximately 0845 hours Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a local residential building for a report of a violation of conditions of release. The complainant reported a neighbor, Pamela Bostwick, was harassing him and has current conditions prohibiting her from doing so. A records check through dispatch confirmed Bostwick has active conditions prohibiting contact.
Upon arrival officers spoke with both parties. After the investigation was completed it was determined Bostwick had violated her conditions. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Brattleboro Police station where she was processed for the offense. Bostwick was released on citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division on 11/8/19 at 0800 hours.
On October 20, 2019 Brattleboro Police responded to a residential fire at 125 Canal Street. The fire was put out on arrival and no one was hurt or displaced from the fire. Police are considering this fire an arson and are reaching out to the public for help. Anyone with any information is urged to call the police department at 802-257-7950 or the tips line at 802-251-8188.
Corey A. Whidden, 29, of Brattleboro, VT
On November 3, 2019 at approximately 2308 hours, officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Frost Place for a report of a motor vehicle break in.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Corey A. Whidden had taken property from a vehicle that was not his.
Whidden was issued a citation and released. Whidden is scheduled to appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on 12/10/19 to answer to the charge.
Nathan B. Abbott, 38, of Keene, NH
On 11/2/2019 at approximately 0007 hours officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Putney Road for a report that a male subject had broken the rear window out of a vehicle.
Upon arrival the subject was located and identified as Nathan B. Abbott. Further investigation revealed that Abbott had caused damage to a vehicle that was not his.
Abbott was issued a citation for Unlawful Mischief and released. He is scheduled to appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on December 10, 2019 to face the charge.
Gary A. Hines, 68, of Brattleboro, VT
On October 31, 2019 at approximately 2115 hours officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the parking lot of a business on Putney Road for a report of an intoxicated driver. Officers located the vehicle in question, and after the ensuing investigation the operator, Gary Hines, was arrested for DUI. Hines was later issued a citation and driven home where he was released.
Thereafter officers noticed Hines walking on Putney Road towards his vehicle. Hines was warned that he was not to drive the vehicle, but thereafter returned to it and attempted to drive the vehicle out of the parking lot. Officers stopped the vehicle and Hines was once again arrested for DUI. Hines was lodged in lieu of bail, and will appear in Vermont Superior Court: Windham Criminal Division on November 1 to face the charges.