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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 on charges of sale of heroin and/or crack cocaine, and several were charged with violations of conditions of release. All were processed at the Rutland Barracks and issued criminal citations to appear at Superior Court in Rutland.
Sandra Shappy, age 55 of Rutland, was charged with one count of the sale of crack cocaine; Jeffrey Haynes, age 34 of Rutland, was charged with one count of the sale of heroin; Jean Gaboriau, age 49 of Rutland, was charged with two counts of the sale of heroin; Amanda Hathaway, age 29 of Rutland, was charged with two counts of the sale of heroin; Gina Morrill, age 50 of Rutland, was charged with two counts of the sale of heroin; Janelle Carter, age 31 of Castleton, was charged with three counts of the sale of heroin; Christopher Nadeau, age 27 of Rutland, was charged with three counts of the sale of heroin and one count of violating conditions of release; Robert Grady, age 35 of Rutland, was charged with one count of the sale of heroin, one count of the sale of crack cocaine and one count of violating conditions of release; and George Higgens, age 32 of Rutland, was charged with two counts of the sale of crack cocaine.
Nadeau and Grady were arrested for heroin sales a year ago and were out on conditions of release for those charges.

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