Recent incidents and arrests as logged by the Springfield Police Department.
Agg. Domestic Assault - Felony
Cruelty by person having custody of another
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On August 2, 2013 it is alleged that after Ambrose spilled milk on a juvenile female subject, Ambrose allegedly smashed the glass into the juveniles face, causing serious injury and possibly permanent disfigurement to the child.
COURT ACTION: Lodging
COURT: Windsor County Criminal
COURT DATE: 08/08/13
08-05-13 / 1930
Keith B. Sipe
Benjamin J Watkins
AGE: 43/ 24
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Springfield Police received a report of an altercation occurring at the intersection of Park Street and Factory Street. It was reported that a male subject was being chased and threatened by another male wielding a baseball bat. Officers responding found one of the males and several witnesses at the location. Subsequent investigation found evidence alleging that both males, Keith B. Sipe and Benjamin J. Watkins had engaged in conduct constituting disorderly conduct. Both males were cited to appear in Vermont Superior Court, Windsor Criminal Division on allegation of Disorderly Conduct.
08/08/13 - 1330
Fraud by False Pretenses
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Adam Bryant was arrested for Fraud by False Pretenses after allegedly cashing several forged checks that were made out to him by another person. The other person has also been charged in this case. Adam was released on a citation to appear in court at a later date.
Citation 10/01/13 Windsor Criminal
08/08/13 - 0845
Violate Conditions of Release
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Following a report from Springfield Probation and Parole, Justin Fuller was arrested for allegedly violating his court ordered conditions of release that prohibited from consuming drugs and required him to take part in a substance abuse treatment program. Per the court Justin was released back to Probation and Parole on a flash citation to appear in court the following day.
COURT ACTION: Citation
COURT DATE: 08/09/13
COURT: Windsor Criminal
07/28/13 / 19:37
Claremont, New Hampshire
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Witnesses alleged that the defendant drove while intoxicated to a Cherry Hill residence.
Windsor County Criminal 07/30/13
08/03/13 - 1730
1) Larceny from Person
2) Disorderly Conduct
Bellows Falls, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Janet was arrested after allegedly threatening another person with bodily harm, taking property belonging to the other person and acting in a loud and belligerent manner in an apartment complex. She was released on a citation to appear in court at a later date.
8/8/13 / 1335
Possession of Stolen Property
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Bryant was cited for allegedly stealing a bicycle and storing it in a secreted place so that he could attempt to obtain money for it.
COURT ACTION: Citation
COURT: Windsor County Criminal
COURT DATE: 10/1/13
LODGED AT: N/A
8-3-13 / 0221
Violation Conditions of Release
Unlawful Trespass (Felony)
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Blanchard was arrested for allegedly breaking her curfew on her previously issued court conditions and unlawfully entering a dwelling.
Blanchard was lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in Lieu of $2,500 cash or surety bail and will be arraigned on 8-5-13 in Windsor County Criminal Court
August 3, 2013 / 0221 hours
Unlawful Trespass (Felony)
Dorian K. Thompson
Transient, Springfield, VT
On August 2, 2013 officers of Springfield Police became aware of the possibility of subjects squatting in a Buena Vista Street residence. Contact was made with the home owner who checked on the property with officers finding that someone had entered the residence. When officers checked on the residence later in the night they found Thompson and Ashley Blanchard asleep in a first floor bedroom.
They were both arrested and lodged on allegation of Unlawful Trespass, which is a felony when involving a residence.
Thompson was lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in Lieu of $2,500 cash or surety bail and will be arraigned on 8-5-13 in Windsor County Criminal Court
8/1/13 20:32 hours
Agg. Domestic Assault
VAPO [Violation of Abuse Prevention order]
VCOR [Violation Conditions of Release]
Jereme T. Schoff
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Schoff allegedly pointed a firearm at the victim while threatening her and holding her against her will after damaging her vehicle by throwing something at it.
Schoff was lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility -Springfield on 25,000 cash or surety bail and will be arraigned today, August 2nd
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Following a report from the Irving Circle K, Alaina was arrested for allegedly stealing a six pack of beer from the store on 07/13/13. She was released on a citation to appear in court at a later date.
Citation 09/17/13 Windsor Criminal Court
Vandalism 08-01-13 Main Street
Once again senseless vandalism has darkened the walkways of Main Street. Anyone who has ANY information as to the person or persons responsible for this act are urged to call the PD. It is known that this occurred between 2330 - 0000 on Thursday, August 1st. and ONLY occurred between the areas of the Community House bridge and the Town Library. Again, if ANYONE saw the person(s) responsible for this damage, we want their ID....not yours.
7-31-13 / 1630
Attempted Aggravated Assault
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Allegedly Emerson went to the home of Ashley Blanchard and allegedly swung an ax at her and Dorian Thompson because they had allegedly stolen his hand gun a few days prior.
Lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility-Springfield
Driving with Criminally Suspended License
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Information was given to the Springfield Police Department that a green SUV had left the McDonald's headed West on Vermont Route 11. It was reported that the operator was allegedly impaired. The vehicle was located on Vermont Route 11 in Chester. The operator Amber Wortman was NOT impaired however her license was criminally suspended for multiple civil violations.
Citation to appear in Windsor County Criminal Court 8-20-2013
On 07/19/13 at approximately 1514 hours SPD received a call reporting a dog having been left inside a car in a local parking lot. The dog had allegedly been left alone in the car for at
least 8 minutes prior to receiving the complaint.
Upon arrival the officer observed a black Honda Accord parked in front of the building to the left of a Main Entrance. The officer noted that all of the windows in the car were down approximately 2 inches. Inside the car sitting in the front passenger seat was a white and brown colored Pitbull dog. The officer noted that the dog was panting heavily and was very obviously not comfortable. There was no one with the car, the car was not running and there was no water in the car for the dog.
As he was was preparing to enter the vehicle the owner
arrived. This was at approximately 1525 hours. According to the owner she had only been in the building for a "couple of minutes". When confronted about how long she had truly been inside she showed no remorse at all for leaving the dog in the car and made made several statements to the fact that she felt she did
The dog owner was issued a civil violation ticket in the amount of $386 for Neglect of Animal. The officer also forwarded a
copy of this report to the Springfield Humane Society so they can follow up with the dog owner.
07/4/13 0845 Hours
Operating Without Owners Consent
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: George was cited for allegedly stealing a vehicle on May 5.
COURT ACTION: Citation Windsor County Criminal 8/27/13
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