Johnathan Vanalstyne, 28, of Bellows Falls, VT
On November 12 2020 at approximately 1550 hours officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Canal Street for a reported family fight. Upon arrival officers met with a woman who reported that her ex-boyfriend, Johnathan Vanalstyne, had become angry with her, and had taken and broken several of her possessions.
Vanalstyne was later located, and subsequent investigation led to him being issued a citation for Unlawful Mischief. Vanalstyne is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Windham County Criminal Division on December 29 to face the charge.
Kathleen Sims, 58, of Brattleboro, VT
On 11/6/20 Brattleboro Police responded to the area of Green St. for a report of an intoxicated female.
Investigation revealed that the female, Kathleen Sims, a 58 year old female from Brattleboro, had caused property damage to another’s property.
Sims was issued a citation for Unlawful Mischief. Sims will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 12/29/20 to answer her charge.
Melvin Harris, 43, of Brattleboro, VT
On 9/30/2020 at approximately 12:27 AM Brattleboro Police received a report of a dispute at a Canal Street Business. Investigation revealed that Melvin Harris had assaulted a male and female victim who received non-lifethreatening injuries. Harris was also captured on surveillance damaging property during the disturbance. Harris was arrested and later released on conditions of release to appear at court on 9/30/2020 to answer to the charges of Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct and Unlawful Mischief
Dimas Ocasio, 44, of Brattleboro, VT
On September 02, 2020, officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Canal Street in the town of Brattleboro, for a report of vandalism. Subsequent investigation revealed that Dimas Ocasio had used a knife to puncture three tires on a vehicle that did not belong to him and was parked at that business.
Ocasio was cited and charged with Unlawful Mischief. Ocasio will appear in Windham County Superior Court: Criminal Division on 10/13/2020 to answer to the charge.
Ralph Reed, 56, of Brattleboro, VT
On 7/29/20 at approximately 1030 PM the Brattleboro Police Department responded to the area of Fairground Road and Canal Street for a report of a citizen dispute. Subsequent investigation revealed that Ralph W Reed, a 56 year old male of Brattleboro acted in a disorderly manner in a public space and caused damage to the victims vehicle whom he did not know. Reed was subsequently cited and released from the scene and is scheduled to appear in Windham County Superior Court on 9/8/2020 at 8am to answer to the offenses of Aggravated Disorderly Conduct and Unlawful Mischief.
Erica Walker, 38, of Claremont, NH
On July 14, 2020 at approximately 9:15am the Brattleboro Police were dispatched to a possible domestic disturbance call at a local hotel on Putney rd. in Brattleboro. Officers arrived and found that Erica Walker age 38 of Claremont NH had committed the offenses of Unlawful Mischief and Disorderly conduct. Walker was issued a citation to appear at the Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on August 18, 2020 at 8:00am.
Kevin Hescock, 65, of Dover, VT
On April 15, 2020 at approximately 0030 hours Brattleboro Dispatch received a call about suspicious activity at a business on Marlboro Rd. Officers arrived just minutes after the initial call and located Kevin Hescock Sr., 65, of E. Dover, VT attempting to flee the area on foot after attempting to cut off and steal a catalytic converter off of a vehicle at the business. Hescock was stopped and detained through the investigation. Hescock was released on a citation to appear at the Vermont Superior Court – Windham Criminal Division on July 7, 2020 at 0800 hours to answer to the charges of Unlawful Mischief and Attempted Grand Larceny. The Police Department would like to thank the caller for reporting the suspicious activity.
Zachary Engel, 25, of Brattleboro, VT
On November 12, 2019 Brattleboro Police Officers were called to an unlawful mischief complaint at a local business’s parking lot on Main St. After an investigation it showed Zachary Engel age 25 of Brattleboro, slashed the tires of an employee at this local business.
Engel was located and released on citation to appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Divison at a later date.
Bobby Smith, 49, of Brattleboro, VT
On 11/17/2019 officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a vandalism complaint on Canal St. Upon arrival officers notice a smoking chimney was broken and cigarette butts were littered on the ground. Subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of Bobby Ray Smith. Smith was arrest for Unlawful Mischief and also given a littering ticket. Smith will appear in Windham County Superior Court Criminal Division on 12/24/2019 to answer to his charge.
Jesse Johnson,40, of Brattleboro, VT
On 08/26/19, the Brattleboro Police Department took a report of a burglary that occurred at a business on Flat Street. After an investigation, it was discovered that Jesse L. Johnson, 40 of Brattleboro, had smashed a window and stolen several items from the store. He was arrested and issued a citation to appear at Windham County Superior Court, Criminal Division on 11/05/19 to answer to the above charges.