A Chester VT woman was arrested on Saturday after she smashed out windows of a pick-up truck with a shovel. Chester police say Chelseay Broudon 24, was actively breaking the windows on a black dodge pick-up truck when the officer arrived for a reported assault on Popple Dungeon Road. After Broudon ignored numerous requests from the officer to put the shovel down he was able throw the shovel to the ground.
Once secured in the cruiser the assault victim came out of the residence and said the defendant had hit him in the face with the metal end of a ratchet strap and tried to hit him in the face with a shovel but he blocked it with his arm. Bourdon was charged with Simple Assault and Criminal Mischief. She was taken into custody and lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility and issued a citation to appear in Windsor Superior Court-Criminal Division on 01-17-2017 at 12:30 pm.