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June 25, 2016

Press Release - 16D101681 - Possession of Heroin, DUI, Wanted Person

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16D101681

TROOPER: Sergeant Michael Studin                                                        

STATION: VSP-Rockingham                     

CONTACT#: 802-875-2112

 

DATE/TIME: On 06/24/16, at approximately 19:47 PM

LOCATION: Vermont Route 103, on the Cavendish / Ludlow Town Line

VIOLATION: Possession of Heroin, Wanted Person ad DUI

 

ACCUSED: Jeffrey Burke                                                                                              

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Athens, Vermont

 

ACCUSED: Zachary Bridge                                                                                            

AGE: 25

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bellows Falls, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 06/24/16, at approximately 19:47 PM, the Vermont State Police, in conjunction with the Ludlow Police Department, conducted a motor vehicle stop on a silver Chevy Equinox for a cracked windshield, on Vermont Route 103, near the Ludlow and Cavendish town line.  During the stop, it was determined that the operator, Jeffrey Burke, of Athens Vermont, was under the influence of narcotics and had an active arrest warrant out of Windham County Vermont.  The passenger, Zachary Bridge, of Bellows Falls, was found to be in possession of three bags of heroin.  Bridge was arrested by the State Police and transported to the Rockingham State Police barracks.  The Windsor County Court Clerk issued several conditions of release for Bridge.  He was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County Superior Court, Criminal Division, and then released.

 

Burke was arrested by the Ludlow Police Department and transported to Ludlow Police Department for processing.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 07/24/16                 

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court, Criminal Division

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Sergeant Michael Studin

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

Rockingham State Police Barracks

1987 Rockingham Road

Chester, Vermont 05143

802-875-2112 (W)

802-875-2176 (F)

Michael.Studin@vermont.gov