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

IdentoGo Appointments - Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/09/2022 7:27 AM

Due to staffing shortages, our last day of doing appointments for IdentoGo backgrounds will be Wednesday June 15, 2022. These appointments include TSA Pre-Check, HAZMAT, TWIC, and Birth Certify. We are hoping this closure is temporary. Thank you for your understanding.



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

WE ARE HIRING!!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/06/2022 10:08 AM

**** WE ARE HIRING ***

The Rutland County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for Part-Time and Full-Time Dispatchers.

We offer competitive pay and health benefit package for full-time employees.

We offer flexible hours and you must able to work nights, holiday's and weekends.

If you would like to apply, please come into our office to fill out an application or download it from our website at www.RutlandSheriff.net
If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Coffin at 802-775-8002 Ext 12 or by email at Jennifer.Coffin@Vermont.Gov



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

Civilian Fingerprints

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/01/2022 10:17 AM

***Effective Immediately ***

We resumed doing Civilian Fingerprinting on March 1, 2022.

With the re-opening, there will be certain restrictions.

- Children and spouses / Friends, will no longer be allowed to accompany you into the building. Only one person at a time.

- All fingerprinting will be done by appointment only. We will not be taking walk-ins.

- Please call to make an appointment 802-775-8002

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation while we resume our operations.



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

Civilian Fingerprints

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/17/2021 9:08 AM

***Effective Immediately 11/17/2021***

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Rutland County, we will no longer be doing fingerprints until further notice.

This is to include Civilian, TSA Pre-Check, Hazmat, TWIC, Birth Certify, and passport pictures.

Thank you and stay safe!



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

Motor Vehicle Accident/ Wallingford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/17/2021 9:03 AM

Incident: Motorcycle Accident/ Wallingford
Date: 09/23/2021 @ 1400 Hours
Location: Route 140 East/ Sugar Hill Road, Wallingford

Investigating Deputy: Deputy Greg Ricketts - Rutland County Sheriff's Department

Operator: David J. Slevin
City & State of Residence: Somerville, NJ

Description: On the above date at approximately 1400 hours deputies from the Rutland County Sheriffs Department were dispatched to a report of a motorcycle who went off the roadway into the woods, subsequent investigation revealed that the operator of the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Route 140, the operator was traveling next to another motorcycle in the same group, at this time the operator failed to navigate the sharp curve of the roadway which resulted in him crashing into an embankment on the northside of the roadway, the operator also admitted to traveling 45 MPH on a posted 40 MPH section of road.

The operator was treated and transported by Regional Ambulance to Rutland Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment.


Court Date: N/A
Bail: N/A



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

Civilian Fingerprints

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE07/11/2020 9:24 AM

Starting on June 1, 2020, we will be resuming our civilian fingerprinting operations. With the re-opening, there will be certain restrictions.

- Masks will be required in order to enter the building. You shall provide your own mask.

- Children and spouses / Friends, will no longer be allowed to accompany you into the building. Only one person at a time.

- All fingerprinting will be done by appointment only. We will not be taking walk-ins.

- Appointments will be scheduled Monday through Thursday, from 9:00am-3:00pm in one-hour increments in order to give us adequate time to clean the equipment between appointments.

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation while we resume our operations.



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

COVID-19 Updates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/27/2020 10:55 AM

Good Morning Everyone,

We wanted to touch base with everyone and let you know of some changes that are taking in place in the department regarding the COVID-19 Virus. We have implemented some changes that you will see below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us here at the Sheriff’s Department.
• The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is still working and responding to emergencies.
• We are contacting complainants via phone calls on non-emergency complaints.
• We have suspended all fingerprint appointments as well as all IdentoGO fingerprint-based services until further notice.
• We encourage everyone to practice good hygiene and to follow the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order that Governor Scott implemented.

We also want to remind everyone that Victims Advocacy centers for Sexual and Domestic Assaults are still up and running, they are just operating remotely. Below is a list of numbers to call

Vermont Network website: https://vtnetwork.org/covid-19-update.
• Vermont Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-228-7395.
• Vermont Sexual Violence Hotline: 800-489-7273.
• National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233.
• If unable to speak safely: Log onto thehotline.org, or text LOVEIS to 22522
• Rutland Mental Health: 802-775-2381

Here at the Sheriff’s Department, we realize these are tough times for everyone. Things are different for everyone and if we stick together, we will get through this.

Stay safe and Healthy everyone!



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

Fingerprint Suspension

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE03/23/2020 11:58 AM

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
March 23, 2020

In Response to the COVID-19(CORONAVIRUS) Pandemic, we will no longer be doing Fingerprints until further notice.

This is to include:
Civilian Fingerprints
TSA Pre-Check
Hazmat
TWIC
Passport ID’s


We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause!



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

Stolen Lawn Mowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/16/2017 5:42 PM

Incident: 17RUC004257
Date: 6/13/17
Location: Byrne's Truck and Equipment
Investigating Deputy: Webster

On 6/14/17 The Rutland County Sheriff's Department was alerted of a theft that had occurred at Byrne's Truck and Equipment in the town of Clarendon. Between the hours of 5pm and 8am, four Toro push lawn mowers were taken. Two lawn mowers were Toro "Timemasters", and the other two were Toro "Recycler's". Anyone with information regarding the theft is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Department.



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

Excessive Speed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE06/16/2017 5:39 PM

Incident: 17RUC004283
Date: 06/15/2017
Location: Proctor
Investigating Deputy: Deputy Lema Carter

Accused: Jeritt T. Patch
Age: 19
City & State of Residence: Brandon, Vermont

Charges: Excessive Speed

Description: Date: 06/15/2017
A Deputy from the Rutland County Sheriff's Department was conducting speed enforcement on Gorham Bridge Road in Proctor due to recent complaints about vehicles traveling at high rates of speed. At approximately 1650 hours, a black Suzuki motorcycle was observed traveling at 82 mph in a posted 25 mph zone.

The motorcycle was stopped and the operator was identified as Jeritt Patch of Brandon. Patch was taken into custody for excessive speed. Patch was transported to the Rutland County Sheriff's Department where he was processed and released on a citation.

Lema Carter

Court Date: 08/14/2017
Bail: N/A



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