On 10/15/2019 at approximately 11:19 am Brattleboro Police responded to Putney Road for a report of a bicyclist that was struck by a motor vehicle.
Upon arrival, Brattleboro Police met with a 40 year old male of South Carolina who was riding his bicycle north on Putney Road. Through investigation it was discovered a black 2017 Cadillac XTS with New Hampshire registration struck the bicyclist and fled the scene after the collision.
The bicyclist did not need medical attention but sustained minor, non-life threatening injuries. This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Officer Kerylow at the Brattleboro Police Department.
On 10/15/2019 at approximately 8:25 am Brattleboro Police, Rescue Inc. and Brattleboro Fire responded to the intersection of Main Street and Walnut Street for a report of a bicyclist that was struck by a motor vehicle.
Upon arrival, Brattleboro Police and EMS personnel located the bicyclist laying on Walnut Street. The bicyclist was a 29 year old female of Brattleboro. She was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The operator was identified as Sean P. Pierce of Massachusetts. He was operating a red 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe.
The bicyclist was travelling north on Putney Road and Pierce was crossing Main Street, travelling east, towards Walnut Street at the time of the collision.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Officer Kerylow at the Brattleboro Police Department.
John Burch, 72, of Putney, VT
On September 15, 2019 at approximately 0210 hours an officer of the Brattleboro Police Department was on patrol on Putney Rd. The officer located a vehicle that had crashed into a small ravine in the area of the rotary. Investigation revealed that John Burch, 72, of Putney was traveling on Putney Rd when he drove off the travel portion of the road, drove through a light pole and ended up in the ravine. Further investigation led to the arrest of Burch for driving under the influence of alcohol. Burch was cited and released to appear at the Vermont Superior Court – Windham Criminal Division on October 8, 2019 to answer to the charge of Driving Under the Influence.
The Police Department was assisted on scene by the Brattleboro Fire Department, Rescue Inc and A’s Towing.
On 8/24/2019 at approximately 2028 hours Brattleboro Police responded to the area of Hinesburg Rd. and Goodenough Rd. for a report of a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival it was found to be a motorcycle that had crashed.
The operator of the motorcycle, Merle Cude 38 of Brattleboro, was transported by Rescue Inc. to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for injuries.
A portion of Hinesburg Rd. was closed down for approximately 1 hour.
At this point this is an ongoing investigation and any one with any further information is encouraged to call Brattleboro Police Department. (802)257-7950.
Sibilia, Aliester. 40 of Shaftsbury VT.
Officer Winkler & Officer Lockerby
On 05/21/2019 at approximately 1:36 am, officers from the Brattleboro Police Department, Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc. responded to a two car motor vehicle crash on Marlboro Road in the Town of Brattleboro VT. Upon arrival officers found a passenger car had collided with a tractor trailer head on in the middle of the road. Due to the damage, fluids and position of the vehicles Marlboro Road was closed to traffic for approximately 3 hours. Both operators were uninjured in the crash.
The damage to both vehicles was extensive and they were towed away from the scene. Investigation ensued which led to the arrest of Aliester Sibilia for driving under the influence and gross negligent operation. Sibilia was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department where he was processed and released with a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division on 06/04/2019. Once fluids and debris were cleared Marlboro Road was re opened to traffic.
On 2/25/2019 at approximately 1459 hours Brattleboro Police Department, Brattleboro Fire Department, and Rescue Inc. responded to the area of 130 West River Rd. for a report of a motor vehicle crash. It was reported as a head on motor vehicle crash between a passenger car and a box truck. The collision occurred when a 2017 Toyota Prius operated by Devan Calabrese (27 of Brattleboro) and a Ford F450 operated by Todd Clark (47 of Westminster) collided on West River Rd.
Upon arrival it was found that all parties involved in the crash had non-life threatening injuries. All parties were later transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hosipital by Rescue Inc. for treatment.
West River Rd. was closed at approximately 3:05 PM until 6:45 PM, this was due to the vehicles being in both lanes of travel and for investigation.
This motor vehicle crash is still under investigation. If anyone has any further information or witnessed this crash please contact the Brattleboro Police Department (802)257-7950.
Lacey Chandler, 22, of Brattleboro, VT
On 12/19/18 Brattleboro Police responded to a single car motor vehicle crash on Sunset Lake Rd.
Upon arrival Police observed the Toyota Pickup Truck bearing VT REG: QUERCES to be flipped on the hood, off of the road.
Two out of three passengers were transported to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for serious, yet not life threatening injuries.
Investigation revealed that the operator, Lacey Chandler, a 22 year old female from Brattleboro, was intoxicated.
Chandler was processed, and issued a citation for DUI. Chandler will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 1/8//19 to answer her charge.
Sunset Lake Road was closed for approximately 1 hr.
Peggy Strobeck, 33, of Brattleboro, VT
On 12/19/2018 Brattleboro Police along with Brattleboro Fire and Rescue Inc. responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Western Avenue and Bonnyvale Road. It was reported that one of the vehicles involved fled the scene.
Upon arrival, police and EMS personnel located a red 2018 Toyota Rav 4 on the south shoulder of the east bound lane. The vehicle was operated by a 75 year old female from Brattleboro. The female was transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The other vehicle was a silver 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe operated by Peggy M. Strobeck. Strobeck was travelling west on Western Ave and struck the red Toyota Rav 4 as it crossed Western Ave from Glen Street. Strobeck fled the scene and later returned. Strobeck did not complain of any injuries.
The east bound lane of Western Avenue in the area of Bonnyvale Road was shut down to one lane alternating traffic for approximately 45 minutes until the investigation was complete.
Strobeck was issued a citation to appear in court on 01/29/2019 to answer the charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
Thereault, Christie L. – 50 of Newfane
On October 2, 2018 at approximately 8:27 PM members of the Brattleboro Police Department, Brattleboro Fire Department and Rescue Inc responded to a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Black Mountain Road and Fox Farm Road.
Investigation showed that the operator of a 2017 Jeep Cherokee, Christie L. Thereault (50 of Newfane), had misjudged the position of her vehicle and rolled it down an embankment. Thereault was not injured as a result of the crash.
Further investigation revealed that Thereault had been operating her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Thereault was arrested and later released with a citation to appear at court on 10/23/18 to answer to the charge of Driving Under the Influence.
Suzanne McNeary. 49 Year Old Female From Brattleboro.
On 7/24/18 Brattleboro Police, Fire, and Rescue Inc responded to Highland St for a single car motor vehicle crash. The vehicle had left the roadway, and was on an embankment. Highland St. was shut down for approximately 1.5 hrs.
Subsequent investigation revealed that the operator, Suzanne McNeary, a 49 year old female from Brattleboro was under the influence of alcohol while operating the vehicle.
McNeary was placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. There she was processed, and released on a citation. McNeary will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 8/7/18 to answer her charge.
Only minor injuries occurred as a result of the crash.