Robert Jones, of New Ipswitch, NH
On October 29 2020 at approximately 1145 hours officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were notified that a vehicle was seen striking signs on Park Place and Putney Road, and that the vehicle was headed south on Main Street. The vehicle was then located on Main Street, with the operator, Robert Jones, unresponsive. Evidence of heroin consumption was observed in the vehicle. The Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc responded to the scene, and Jones and a passenger were transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
Main Street was completely shut down for a short time so that EMS could get access to the vehicle and officers could conduct their investigation.
Once he was cleared by hospital personnel, Jones was arrested and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department, where he was processed as a DUI. Jones was also charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Jones is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Windham County Criminal Division on December 1 at 0800 hours to face the charges.
On 10/28/2020 at approximately 1151 hours the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a 2 car motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Bullock St. and Green St.
The Brattleboro Police Department had Green St. shut down for approximately 1 hour. One of the parties involved was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for non life threatening injuries.
Denise Martell, 54, of Brattleboro, VT
On 10/24/20 at approximately 1850 hrs Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a 2 car motor vehicle crash on Western Ave and the intersection of the I91N on ramp.
Investigation revealed that Denise Martelle, a 54 year old female from Brattleboro operating Nissan Maxima, rear ended a Subaru CrossTrek, which was operated by Amy Newton, a 43 year old female from Putney, VT.
Investigation also revealed that the crash was caused due to Martelle operating at a speed in excess of the speed limit, and operating her vehicle in a negligent manner. Martelle also attempted to leave the scene prior to police arriving.
Newton was treated by EMS on scene. Martelle was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department to assess her injuries.
Martelle was issued several VCVCs, along with a citation for Leaving the Scene of the Crash and Negligent Operation.
Martelle will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 12/1/20 to answer her charges.