Tag Archives: drug

News Briefs
April 26, 2017

Police investigate drug smuggling at jail

RUTLAND—Bureau of Criminal Investigations detectives with the state police have finished a 30-day investigation of an incident that occurred in March at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility.

On March 19, 20-year-old Emma Decubellis was caught by corrections officers attempting to smuggle the pain-relieving drug…

News Briefs
February 1, 2017

Ten arrested in local drug sting

RUTLAND—On Friday, Jan. 27, state police reported ten people were arrested in Rutland County as part of an arrest operation by the Vermont Drug Task Force. The enforcement action took place following investigations into the distribution of heroin and crack cocaine. The defendants were arrested…

News Briefs
January 4, 2017

Rutland drug kingpin convicted

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

The kingpin of a major cocaine and heroin distribution ring in the Rutland area was convicted by a federal jury Friday, Dec. 23. Joell Joyce, or “Prince,” a 27-year-old African American from Brooklyn, was found guilty on charges of conspiracy to…