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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Woman Arrested For Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/27/2017 9:01 AM

Incident: 17WHC001428
Date: 3/24/2017
Location: West River Rd, Dummerston
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Tyler Cooke

Accused: Karli Knapp
Age: 20
City & State of Residence: Townshend, VT

Charges: Excessive Speed and Negligent Operation

Description:
On March 24, 2017 at approximately 2050 hours, the Windham County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle on West River Rd in the Town of Dummerston for traveling more than 30 mph in excess of the posted 50 mph speed limit. The operator who was identified as Karli Knapp, 20, of Townshend, was arrested for excessive speed and negligent operation. Knapp was cited to appear at the Vermont Superior Court - Windham Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 5/16/2017
Bail: n/a



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested for DUI #3 and Criminal DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/24/2017 12:46 PM

Incident: 17WHC001308
Date: 03/18/2017
Location: Putney
Investigating Deputy: Joshua Parro

Accused: Jason C. Robison
Age: 41
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls, VT

Charges: Driving Under the Influence #3, Driving While Criminally Suspended

Description: On March 18th, 2017 the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Jason C.Robison, 41, of Bellows Falls for driving while Criminally Suspended and Driving Under the Influence.

Robison's vehicle was stopped on West Hill Road after it was observed without a front displayed registration plate. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Robison for DUI #3 (Felony) and Criminal DLS.

Robison was cited into Vermont Superior Court - Windham Criminal Division at a later date.


Court Date: 05/19/2017
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested for DUI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/24/2017 12:45 PM

Incident: 17WHC001279
Date: 03/15/2017
Location: Fort Bridgman Rd/Pond Rd
Investigating Deputy: Joshua Parro

Accused: Daniel P. Edson
Age: 24
City & State of Residence: Hinsdale, NH

Charges: Driving Under the Influence

Description: On March 15th, 2017 the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Daniel P. Edson, 24, of Hinsdale, NH for Driving Under the Influence.

Edson's vehicle was stopped after traveling in excess of the posted speed limit on Fort Bridgman Road. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Edson for DUI.

Edson was cited into Vermont Superior Court - Windham Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 04/25/2017
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man Arrested on Arrest Warrant, DLS, and VCR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/21/2017 8:47 AM

Incident: 17WHC001321
Date: 03/20/2017
Location: Hi Lo Biddy Rd, Putney
Investigating Deputy: Ian Tuttle

Accused: Andrew J. Kemp
Age: 21
City & State of Residence: Vernon, VT

Charges: Driving with a Criminally Suspended License, Violation of Conditions of Arrest

Description: On March 20th, 2017 the Windham County Sheriff's Office arrested Andrew J. Kemp for driving with a criminally suspended license and violation of conditions of release.

Kemp's vehicle was stopped on Hi Lo Biddy Rd shortly before 7am for a motor vehicle violation. Subsequent investigation revealed that Kemp had an active arrest warrant from the State of Vermont. He was arrested for the above violations.

Kemp was lodged at the Vermont Superior Court for lack of bail.

Court Date: 03/20/2017
Bail: $1000



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/15/2017 5:16 PM

Incident: 17WHC001273
Date: 03/15/17
Location: Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Dustin Brown
Age: 23
City & State of Residence: Dover, VT

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Description: Dustin Brown was arrested by the Windham County Sheriff's Office following a traffic stop on Main Street in Brattleboro. Dustin was released on a citation to appear in the Windham Superior Court, Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 04/25/17
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man cited for Criminal DLS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/13/2017 10:18 AM

Incident: 17WHC001002
Date: 02/23/2017
Location: Franklin Rd, Vernon
Investigating Deputy: David Upton

Accused: Lance A. Wilkins
Age: 30
City & State of Residence: Vernon, VT

Charges: Driving with a Criminally Suspended License

Description: On February 23, 2017 the Windham County Sheriff's Office cited Lance A. Wilkins, 30, of Vernon,VT for driving with a criminally suspended license.
Wilkins' vehicle was stopped on Franklin Rd in Vernon after being seen driving. Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Wilkins. He was cited to appear in the Vermont Superior Court, Windham Criminal Division at a later date.

Court Date: 04/11/2017
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man arrested for Theft from the Vernon Town Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/09/2017 7:04 AM

Incident: 17WHC000389
Date: 02/23/17
Location: Stebbins Rd, Vernon
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Max Skilling
Age: 29
City & State of Residence: Vernon, VT

Charges: Petit Larceny

Description: Max Skilling was cited by the Windham County Sheriff's Office following the investigation into over $140 worth of books and video's not being returned to the Vernon Town Library since their due date in August of 2016.

Court Date: 04/11/17
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man arrested for Driving While Suspended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/09/2017 7:02 AM

Incident: 17WHC000954
Date: 02/21/17
Location: Franklin Rd, Vernon
Investigating Deputy: Sgt. Norton

Accused: Lance Wilkins
Age: 30
City & State of Residence: Vernon, VT

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Description: Lance Wilkins was cited by the Windham County Sheriff's Office for Driving While Suspended after he was observed by Sgt. Norton driving on Franklin Rd. near the Vernon/Guilford town line.

Court Date: 04/11/17
Bail: N/A



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Snowmobile Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/09/2017 7:02 AM

Description:

Between February 19th and February 23rd, the Windham County Sheriff's Office Snowmobile Enforcement Team conducted four days of safety inspections between Windham, Grafton and Stratton. During those four days deputies completed inspections on 132 snowmobiles. Deputies issued 2 tickets to operators who did not purchase the required Trail Maintenance Assessment (TMA) passes to access the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST) maintained trail system. Several warnings for defective equipment were issued as well. Deputies also observed 64 other snowmobiles that had previously been inspected by law enforcement during the 2017 snowmobile season. A reminder to those who are riding on VAST trails that your snowmobile is registered, insured, be in good working order, and be registered with VAST by purchasing a TMA. More information can be found online at www.vtvast.org.



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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Man charged with attempted escape

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE02/21/2017 4:48 PM

Incident: 17WHC000958
Date: 2/21/2017
Location: Vermont Superior Court: Criminal Division, 30 Putney Road, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: Sergeant Christopher Norton

Accused: Dylan Class
Age: 22
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls, VT

Charges: Attempted Escape

Description:
Dylan Class, 22, of Bellows Falls, was taken into custody on February 21st, 2017 following an escape from custody. Class was being seen at the Vermont Superior Court: Criminal Division following an order returning him to prison for Escape from Probation's Field Supervision. Class was being prepared for transport back to the correctional facility after his hearing, which included being restrained in handcuffs, a hand/waist restraint and leg shackles. Class defeated one leg restraint, and ran from the transport team, who pursued him on foot.

The Brattleboro Police Department was summoned to assist and engaged in the pursuit of Class, who continued to flee on foot. Class was ultimately taken back into custody on Arch Street by the Brattleboro Police Department. Class was returned to the custody of the Windham County Sheriff's Office and lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility on his prior charges. He is being charged with Attempted Escape as a result of this incident. This incident remains under investigation.

The Windham County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Brattleboro Police Department and the public for its assistance in this matter.

Media Contact:
Lieutenant Mark Anderson
Windham County Sheriff's Office
802-365-4942



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