Philip Patoine, 34, o Brattleboro, VT
Over the past several months Brattleboro Police have received numerous complaints in regards to drug activity stemming from a house on Western Ave.
On 11/16/20, Brattleboro Police were monitoring this house, when they observed a vehicle leave the residence. The vehicle acted in a highly suspicious manner, acting in a manner consistent with attempting to avoid police conduct. Due to the actions of the operator, along with prior knowledge of the situation that the officer had, reasonable suspicion that illegal activity was present, and officers conducted a motor vehicle stop to investigate.
The operator, Philip H. Patoine, a 34 year old male from Brattleboro, provided a false name to law enforcement. Investigation revealed that Patoine’s license was criminally suspended. Investigaiton also revealed that Patoine, a convicted felon, was in possession of a firearm.
Patoine was placed under arrest, and the vehicle seized in order to apply for a search warrant.
Patoine was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. From there he was released on a citation for Criminal DLS, False information to Law Enforcement, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Patoine will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 11/18/20 to answer his charges.
Amber Harmon, 38, of Springfield, VT
On October 16, 2020, Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were dispatched to a residence on Maple Street for an unrelated incident. Subsequent investigation revealed Amber Harmon was in possession of a stolen Vermont Driver’s License and giving a false name to the police. Harmon then fled the scene and was later located and arrested. Harmon was issued a citation for Receiving Stolen Property and will appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on October 27, 2020 to answer for the charge.
Sylvester Little, 47, of Brattleboro, VT
On 8/24/2020 at approximately 5AM officers arrested a male for a separate investigation. During the course of this investigation Sylvester Little provided information which was contrary to evidence obtained which could defer the investigation. Little was later relocated on 9/26/2020 and issued a citation for this offense. Little is to appear in Windham Superior Court on 11/3/2020 to answer to the charge of False Information to a Police Officer.
Amber Harmon, 38, Of NH
On 9/24/20 Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle due to equipment violations.
During the stop, probable cause was developed that certain drug laws were currently being violated. The passenger, Amber J. Harmon, a 38 year old female from NH, was found to be in possession of misdemeanor amounts of fentanyl and crack cocaine.
During the interaction, Harmon lied about her identity.
Harmon was taken into custody, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. There she was lodged, and held on $200 bail.
Harmon will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 9/25/20 to answer her charge.
Philip Patoine, 33, of Brattleboro, VT
On 7/1/20 Brattleboro Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle due to the plates not being assigned to the vehicle. The operator, later identified as Philip Patoine, a 33 year old male from Brattleboro, provided a false name to law enforcement.
Patoine was found to have a warrant for his arrest for Escape, and his privilege to operate a motor vehicle was criminally suspended.
Patoine was placed into custody, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. There he was processed, and later transported to Southern State Correctional Facility.
James Crocker, 37, of Brattleboro, VT
On 6/29/20 Brattleboro Police made contact with a suspicious vehicle parked in the Morningside Cemetery. Investigation revealed that drug use was transpiring.
One of the individuals present, James Crocker, a 37 year old male from Brattleboro, lied about his identity due to being under DOC supervision.
Crocker was issued a citation for False information to Law Enforcement, and will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 8/11/20 to answer his charge.