Barnard Jacobs, 40, Brattleboro, VT
On March 11 2022 at approximately 0230 hours officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were dispatched to a citizen dispute at a residence on Clark Street. Subsequent investigation revealed that Bernard D. Jacobs assaulted and strangled a woman that he was romantically involved with. Jacobs was not located during the officer’s intial response to the residence. No one sought immediate medical attention as a result of this incident.
Thereafter officers were called back to the residence because Jacobs had returned. Jacobs was arrested, but physically fought with police on scene before eventually being taken into custody. Jacobs was transported to the department, and was ordered held without bail. Jacobs is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Windham County Criminal Division on March 14 at 1230 hours to face the charges of 1st Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest.
Anyone arrested or cited by the Brattleboro police department is presumed innocent until convicted of a crime in court.