Location: Vermont Superior Court: Criminal Division, 30 Putney Road, Brattleboro
Investigating Deputy: Sergeant Christopher Norton
Accused: Dylan Class
City & State of Residence: Bellows Falls, VT
Charges: Attempted Escape
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.
Lieutenant Mark Anderson
Windham County Sheriff's Office