Paquette, Daniel S., 31, of Brattleboro, VT
Original press release:
On 10/20/2017 at approximately 8:21 PM Brattleboro Police responded to a commercial establishment on Elliot Street for the report of a burglary in progress. The caller reported that he was inside the business when the burglars broke in and during the incident he fired multiple rounds from a handgun at them. It is unknown whether any of the burglars were shot or otherwise injured, however there were no signs of a significant injury at the scene. The caller was not injured.
Police have identified multiple suspects and continue to actively investigate this incident. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Special thanks to Brattleboro Fire Department, Rescue Inc., Vermont State Police, Chesterfield NH Police, and Hinsdale NH Police for assisting on scene.
Brattleboro Police Detectives continued to investigate the above described incident and probable cause developed to make a new arrest. On April 17, 2018, Daniel Paquette was arrested and charged with burglary, trespass and unlawful mischief. He was held on $10,000 bail and set to be arraigned on April 18, 2018 at the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division.