Tadros Hoth, 31, of Brattleboro, VT
On 3/7/21 at approximately 12:51 AM Brattleboro Police received a 911 call from Tadros Hoth stating that a group of people had threatened him with a gun. Officers were in the immediate area from a prior incident and observing the actions of all subjects including Hoth. No threats or firearms were observed by officers. Hoth was then issued a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court on 4/13/21 at 0800 to answer to the charges of False Reports and Criminal Contempt.
On 3/9/21 at around 3:30am Brattleboro police received a call on its non-emergency line indicating an emergency at a residential building on High Street. The caller indicated that he had shot a family member and was holding others hostage.
Police and EMS services responded. Following an investigation of the incident it was determined that this was a false report and likely a “swatting” type hoax. Police were able to meet with residents and confirmed that there was no emergency.
This incident has been transferred to the BPD criminal investigation division to attempt to determine the source of the call.