Bellows Falls Police Officer Assaulted
bellows falls patchA Bellows Falls police officer was assaulted while responding to an argument on Reece Circle on Tuesday. Upon arrival officers contacted the woman, and then Joseph Sharleville, 44, of Worcester, Massachusetts. Sharleville was then arrested for aggravated domestic assault and unlawful mischief. While being arrested, Sharleville assaulted an officer. No details on the assault have been released.
The Walpole Police Department assisted the Bellows Falls Police Department in this investigation. Sharleville was ordered held at the Southern State Correctional Facility by the Honorable K. Hayes on a $10,000 cash or surety bond.

October 29, Is Passport Day At Brownsville VT Post Office
If you need a passport you may want to stop by the Brownsville VT Post Office on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Post Office will be opened from 8 am -2 pm to help make your international travel plans easier. According to the World Tourism Organization there is a 4 percent increase international travel this year. Just stop by the Brownsville Post Office at 1269 Route 44 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on October 29, no appointment is necessary. Postal clerks can even take your passport photo if you do not have one. Brownsville Postmaster Scott Hammond says “With routine passport processing times of six weeks, it’s never too early to start planning for that out-of-country trip. And we’re here to help.” He cites as an excellent resource for getting passport paperwork and locating other acceptance facilities across the nation.

Gofund Me Set Up for To Find Autumn Sanville
Autumn Sanville’s family has launched a Gofundme to help fund efforts to find her. Sanville went missing from her home in Weathersfield, Vermont, on the morning Oct. 6. Her parents say they are concerned for her safety. You can visit the page by going to and search for Autumn Sanville.

National Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday
National Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, October 22. Sullivan County’s Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
Bring your pills from 10 am -2 pm to the Sullivan County Complex at 14 Main Street, Newport. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Other Sullivan County police departments participating in the event are the Grantham Police Department, Claremont Police Department and the Washington Police Department.