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June 13, 2016

Vermont State Police St. Albans - PRESS RELEASE -- Incident #16A202799-- DRUGS--

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A202799

TROOPER: Filipek                                                            

STATION:  VSP- St. Albans                   

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 6/13/2016 @ 1230hrs

LOCATION:  Highgate Port of Entry

VIOLATION: Possession of LSD, Methamphetamine, Ecstasy, and Hallucinogenic Drugs

 

ACCUSED: Melinda Cartwright

AGE: 35

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Sanford, FL

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

                On June 13, 2016 at approximately 1012 hrs, Melinda Cartwright (age 35) arrived at the Highgate Springs Port of Entry seeking admission to the United States.  US Customs and Border Protection Officers searched Cartwright's vehicle and found several different types of pills and mushrooms in bags. After interviewing Cartwright and field testing, it was determined that she was in possession of approximately five grams LSD, one Ecstasy pill, one gram Methamphetamine, and seven grams of Hallucinogenic Drugs(Psilocybin mushrooms). Vermont State Police were notified and responded to the POE.  Cartwright was arrested and transported to the State Police barracks for processing. Cartwright was later released on a citation to appear in VT Superior Court on June 27, 2016.

 

                No further action at this time.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE: 6/27/2016                              

COURT: Franklin Superior/Criminal

 

MUG SHOT: Y

 

Trooper Mike Filipek

Vermont State Police – St. Albans Barracks

140 Fisher Pond Road

St. Albans, VT 05478

P: 802-524-5993

F: 802-527-1150

Email: Michael.filipek@vermont.gov