On 10/20/2019 at approximately 8:13 PM Brattleboro Fire Department and Brattleboro Police Department responded to a report of a fire at a residence on Canal Street.
The fire appears to have been intentionally started by a subject who has not yet been identified. The fire was quickly contained and there were no injuries. This remains an active investigation. The Brattleboro Police are looking for anyone with knowledge about this incident to please call 802-257-7950.
Aggravated Assault, Interference with Access to Emergency Services, Attempted Arson in the 2nd Degree
Colin Stockwell, 27, of Brattleboro, VT
On 3/28/19 officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a facility on Birge Street for a report of an assault. The victim reported that Colin S Stockwell assaulted him and was attempting to start a fire inside the building.
Subsequent investigation revealed that due to Stockwell’s behavior the victim attempted to call 911 but Stockwell prevented this by smashing his phone. Stockwell then attacked the victim and later attempted to start a fire inside the facility.
Stockwell and the victim were later taken to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for non life threatening injuries. Stockwell was later transported to Southern State Correctional Facility and ordered to be held without bail pending arraignment.
Stockwell will appear in Windham County Superior Court; Criminal Divison on 3/29/19