Joshua Tefft, 39, of Brattleboro, VT
On 3/23/19 Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on West River Rd. in Brattleboro for a report of an intoxicated male that threatened people with a rifle, and left the scene into the woods.
Brattleboro Police responded initially, and searched the scene. Vermont State Police then arrived on scene, and assisted with a more thorough search. BPD eventually located Joshua A. Tefft, a 39 year old male from Brattleboro, in the woods on an adjacent property. Police also recovered a firearm from the scene.
Tefft was taken into custody without incident. Tefft was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital due to cold weather exposure. Tefft was later transported to the Brattleboro Police Department, where he was processed, and held on $5,000 bail for 3 counts of Aggravated Domestic Assault. Tefft will appear at the Windham County Superior Court on 3/25/19 at 1230 to answer his charges.
Brattleboro Police shut down Rt. 30 in the area of the incident to insure public safety. Rt. 30 was closed for approximately 1.5 hours.