Austin Wood, 18, of Brattleboro, VT
On 3/19/21 Brattleboro Police attempted a motor vehicle stop on Western Ave. due to a vehicle operating at 65mph in a posted 30mph.
The vehicle failed to stop, and due to safety concerns, Police did not pursue.
Shortly afterwards the vehicle crashed, and the operator, Austin Wood, an 18 year old male from Brattleboro, was subsequently arrested for DUI.
In addition to the DUI charge, Wood was issued a citation for Excessive Speed, Attempt to Elude, and Negligent Operation.
Wood will appear in court on 4/27/21 to answer the charges.
On 8/16/2020 at approximately 11:02 PM Brattleboro Police were conducting directed patrols on Route 30 in the Town of Brattleboro. Officers stopped a juvenile male who was traveling 40 miles per hour in excess of the posted 40 mile per hour speed limit zone. The juvenile was subsequently issued a citation to appear in Windham Family Court at a later date and time to answer to the delinquent charge of Excessive Speed.