John Burch, 72, of Putney, VT
On September 15, 2019 at approximately 0210 hours an officer of the Brattleboro Police Department was on patrol on Putney Rd. The officer located a vehicle that had crashed into a small ravine in the area of the rotary. Investigation revealed that John Burch, 72, of Putney was traveling on Putney Rd when he drove off the travel portion of the road, drove through a light pole and ended up in the ravine. Further investigation led to the arrest of Burch for driving under the influence of alcohol. Burch was cited and released to appear at the Vermont Superior Court – Windham Criminal Division on October 8, 2019 to answer to the charge of Driving Under the Influence.
The Police Department was assisted on scene by the Brattleboro Fire Department, Rescue Inc and A’s Towing.