Bobby-Ray Smith, 51, of Brattleboro, VT
On January 13 2022 at approximately 1645 hours officers of the Brattleboro Police Department responded to a business on Main Street for a citizen dispute.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Bobby-Ray Smith assaulted a man there by throwing a beer can at him, and used threatening, violent, and racially-charged language towards the man. Smith was located and arrested for Simple Assault and
Disorderly Conduct. Injuries from this incident were minor and did not require medical attention.
Smith was issued a citation and conditions and then released. Smith is scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Windham County Criminal Division on January 14 at 1230 hours to face the charges.
Anyone arrested or cited by the Brattleboro police department is presumed innocent until convicted of a crime in court.