Tag Archives: Heroin

News Briefs
May 18, 2017

18 arrested for sale of heroin, cocaine

WINDSOR COUNTY—During the week of May 8, members of the Vermont Drug Task Force(VDTF) conducted arrest operations in Windsor County after several months of investigation. The Vermont Drug Task Force was assisted by the Springfield Police Department, the State Police Westminster Barracks, the Chester Police…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Danby man arrested for selling crack, heroin

DANBY—Police arrested a 21-year-old Danby man on multiple counts of selling drugs last week. Cory Munger was arrested Thursday, April 6, on three counts of selling heroin and one count of selling crack cocaine. The arrest was the result of an investigation by the Vermont…

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 25, 2017

Traffic stop lands 1,400 bags of heroin

MOUNT TABOR—State police arrested Scott Racine, 42, of Middlebury, and Jonathan Gallagher, 36, of Rutland, after finding 1,400 bags of heroin in their car during a traffic stop on Route 7 in Mount Tabor. Police reported they pulled the car over for speeding around 1…

News Briefs
December 21, 2016

320 bags of heroin seized in traffic stop

SHARON—On Dec. 16, at 1:16 p.m. state police stopped a silver 2007 BMW with Vermont plates for speeding near the Sharon rest area on I-89 North. During the stop the occupants were identified as Jonathan Alvarez, 27, and Ryan Mohr, 32, both from New Haven,…

News Briefs
August 10, 2016

Mount Holly woman arrested for possessing heroin in jail

RUTLAND–On Aug. 3, the Vermont State Police responded to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland and arrested inmate Ashley Blanchard, age 23, of Mount Holly, for possession of heroin and transporting a regulated drug into a place of detention. Blanchard had been returned…

News Briefs
June 23, 2016

Three from West Rutland arrested for heroin, crack cocaine, and a firearm

WEST RUTLAND — On June 9, after several months of investigation, members of the Vermont State Police Drug Task Force, FBI and Rutland County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 66 Harrison Ave. in West Rutland. During the search of the residence, Demar Neal,…

Local News
February 24, 2016

After major drug enforcement operation, 31 facing charges

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org

RUTLAND—Dozens of Vermonters are facing drug-related charges after an operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies this week. In total 20 defendants have been arrested and cited to appear in Bennington or Rutland Superior Court facing a variety of state-level criminal charges….

State News
May 7, 2015

State warns heroin users of fentanyl-laced product

The Vermont State Police and the Department of Health are warning heroin users to be aware of the proliferation of doses containing a mixture of heroin and fentanyl or, in some cases, pure fentanyl, a powerful narcotic that has caused numerous overdose deaths. According…