Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Manhunt bags Springfield stabbing suspect

A manhunt Wednesday afternoon resulted in the arrest of stabbing suspect Brian Butler in front of Springfield Village Pizza, in the center of downtown Springfield.


On April 6, 2016 at approximately 1427 hours the Springfield Police Department received a call that at 3 Wall Street in Springfield, there was a female outside covered in blood who had possibly been assaulted.

Responding officers learned that the female suffered a stab wound to her abdomen. The female was transported to the Springfield Hospital and then was later transferred to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital for treatment.

The victim had identified her assailant as a Brian Butler. A search was conducted of the area and Brian Butler was taken into custody in front of Village Pizza on Main Street in Springfield at approximately 3:55 P.M.

Brian Butler remains in custody and will be scheduled for arraignment on April 7, 2016 at 1230 P.M. in the Windsor Superior Court, Criminal Division, to answer the charges of Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Domestic Assault, and Violation of Conditions of Release.


  1. Time for another statement from the Chief that crime is down in our fair town!

  2. All the latest news reinforces the fact that Springfield has a wonderful downtown. I think a double hanger gallows would make it ever better.

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  4. I am going to have to check that town report the Police Chief was talking about, or do we no longer classify stabbings as crime because it is a drug related "health issue"? Great work Chief feeling safer everyday because the town reports says i can.

  5. SPD needs more (expensivve) and better software to enable it to fight this crimewave. Come on taxpauers, give it up for da chief!

  6. Now if deer hunting could be so easy. Even stop for pizza during the hunt.

  7. Yeah, it's the Chief's fault that a nutjob with a history of stabbing decided to commit a crime here. It is great work that they were able to nab the guy within an hour. Sorry you guys didn't pass the academy exams and can't do anything except whine and cry on a blog.

    1. You are right. The Chief isn't responsible for any of the crime that has become a daily occurrence in Springfield while the Chief has been "in-charge". Giving him more money to blow has proven to be a false premise in the solution to clean up Springfield. Getting rid of him was the right answer. Unfortunately the town would rather turn a blind eye to incompetence while slipping into the abyss.

    2. Since when did Chief J take to writing in his own defense on this site? He must be embracing social media in anticipation of his imminent retirement.

  8. It's only a matter of months before he joins the child molesters, thieves, pedophiles, and other notable sociopaths at a one of W.H.'s neighborhood hotels. I've upgraded my carry loads to reflect an aggressor able to sustain a 0.3 BAC.


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