STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Sgt. Eric Albright
CONTACT#: 802 254 2382
DATE/TIME: 05032016 at 1842 hours
LOCATION: (street, exit, or mile marker and town) Exit 1 Northbound, I91
VIOLATION: DUI-Drugs, Possession of Heroin, Trafficking Heroin, Importation of Heroin
ACCUSED: Shawn M. Gardner
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport VT.
ACCUSED: Brandon Sheltra
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT.
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Vermont state Police stopped a vehicle traveling on I91 north at exit 1 in the town of Brattleboro for a speeding violation. As a result the driver, Shawn Gardner was suspected to be operating while impaired by drugs. Both Sheltra and Gardner were also found to have a total of 418 bags of suspected heroin in their possession. Both were arrested and charged accordingly- Gardner-DUI-Drugs, Possession of Heroin, Trafficking Heroin, Importation of Heroin; Sheltra-Possession of Heroin, Trafficking Heroin, Importation of Heroin. Both were ordered held on bail- $20,000 bail-Gardner, and $10,000 bail-Sheltra. They were remanded to the VT Dept. of Corrections-Springfield.
COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE: 05/04/16
BAIL: $20K-Gardner and $10K-Sheltra
MUG SHOT: Y
Sergeant Eric Albright | Patrol Commander
Vermont State Police | Troop-D Brattleboro
464 Marlboro Road | Brattleboro, VT. 05301
802-254-2382 | 802-257-7951(fax)