Jessica Reeves, 25, of Brattleboro, VT
On March 21, 2021 officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a residence on Winter Court, in the Town of Brattleboro, for a report of two males fighting. Subsequent investigation revealed Jessica Reeves had committed the offense of Reckless Endangerment when she fired a rifle into the walls of the residence. There were no injuries from the incident. Reeves was later cited for Reckless Endangerment and will appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on May 11, 2021 to answer to the charge.
Jeremiah Ahearn, 25, of West Springfield, MA
On March 18, 2021 at approximately 11:31 PM the Brattleboro Police Department was dispatched to a motel on Putney Rd for a report of a gun being fired in a room and a bullet had gone through a wall into an adjacent, occupied room. There were no injuries. Within minutes several officers were on scene investigating. Following an investigation probable cause was developed and Jeremiah Ahearn, 25, of W. Springfield, MA was arrested without incident. A search warrant was executed on Ahearn’s room which is where the shot had originated. As a result of the warrant officers located a firearm, a large amount of Fentanyl and a large amount of cocaine. Ahearn was charged with Reckless Endangerment, Trafficking Fentanyl, and Possession of Cocaine. Ahearn was held in lieu of $50,000 bail. Ahearn appeared at the Vermont Superior Court – Windham Criminal Division on March 19, 2021 to answer to the charges.
Melvin Harris, 44, of Brattleboro, VT
On February 2, 2021 Brattleboro Police responded to a residence on Putney Road for a possible shooting that had occurred. When police arrived they found there was a gun fired on the property. After an investigation took place police executed a search warrant on February 5, 2021 and multiple guns were seized. Police also arrested Melvin Harris. Harris was cited to court for March 16, 2021 and will answer to the charges of Reckless conduct, Felon in possession of a firearm and Possession of crack cocaine.