Matthew Cote, 42, of Dover, VT
On 11/14/18 Brattleboro Police observed a motor vehicle committing a violation on RT 30 in Brattleboro.
Police conducted a motor vehicle stop, and identified the operator as Matthew J. Cote, a 42 year old male from Dover, VT.
Investigation revealed that Cote was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
Cote was placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department.
Cote was also found to be in possession of LSD.
Cote was lodged briefly, and eventually released on a citation for DUI with a Criminal Refusal enhancement, along with possession of LSD. Cote will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 11/14/18 at 0800 hours to answer his charge.
Bobby Bethune, 18 of New Jersey
On 9/11/18 Brattleboro Police encountered Bobby Bethune, a 18 year old male from NJ. Bethune had an active arrest warrant, and was arrested.
Bethune was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, along with violating his court ordered conditions of release.
Bethune was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department, where he was processed, and lodged in lieu of bail for the warrant.
Bethune will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 9/18 to answer his new charges.
Bobby Bethune, 18, of New Jersey
On 07/12/2018 Brattleboro Police arrested Bobby Bethune on an active arrest warrant. Bethune was found to be in possession of suspected Heroin at the time of the arrest. The suspected Heroin was later field tested and tested positive for Fentanyl.
Bethune was issued a citation to appear in court on 08/21/2018 to answer the charge.
Swift, Walter. 57 Brattleboro VT
On July 5, 2018 Officers from the Brattleboro Police Department responded to Elm Street to conduct an investigation. During the investigation Officers came into contact with Walter Swift. Swift was arrested for violating his court order of 24 hour curfew at his residence. A search of Swift was conducted and he was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and a regulated drug. Swift was released on a citation to appear at the Windham Superior Court Criminal Division on July 10, 2018. The original investigation is still ongoing.
Rodney Lumbra, 57, of Brattleboro, VT
Johnson, Shawn. W. 33 Year Old Male from Hartford CT.
On 5/4/18 Brattleboro Police responded to an establishment on Putney Road for a drug overdose. While clearing the scene, Police spotted a suspicious vehicle being operated by an individual known to Police to have a history in illegal drugs.
Police then initiated a motor vehicle stop due to several infractions. A search of the vehicle uncovered a felony amount of marijuana, and packaging/distribution materials. Shawn Johnson, a 33 Year Old Male from Hartford claimed the marijuana. He was subsequently placed under arrest. Johnson was transported to the Brattleboro Police Department, where he was processed, and held on $2k bail. Johnson will appear in court on 5/4/18 to answer to his charges.