John Whelan, 71, of Dummerston, VT
On December 24, 2020 officers of the Brattleboro Police Department, received information there was a possible operator of a vehicle driving while under the influence who had crashed into another vehicle on Black Mountain Road. The officers found the vehicle and conducted a motor vehicle stop on Black Mountain Road. Subsequent investigation revealed John Whelan, the operator of the vehicle, was under the influence of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle and left the scene of an accident without providing his information.
Whelan was placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. There he was processed, and released on a citation. Whelan will appear at Windham County Superior Court on January 12, 2021 to answer for the charge.