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August 3, 2016

Press Release / Vermont State Police - Rutland / Possession of a Regulated Narcotic Drug / 16C104085 / 07/29/2016 / Rutland City

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 16C104085

TROOPER: Freire                                                                       

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: July 29, 2016 at approximately 1931 hours

LOCATION: South Main Street Rutland, McDonald’s

VIOLATION: Possession of a Regulated Narcotic Drug

 

ACCUSED: Tayler J. Carleton

AGE: 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Wallingford, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On July 29th 2016 at approximately 1931 hours troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks responded to a report of suspicious activity at the Taco Bell on US Route 7 South in Rutland Town reported as two suspects using drugs. Prior to troopers’ arrival, their vehicle left the scene traveling Northbound on US Route 7 towards Rutland City. The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department located and stopped the vehicle in the parking lot of McDonald’s on South Main Street in Rutland City. Carleton was identified as an occupant. Investigation revealed Carlton was in possession of a regulated narcotic drug, without a valid prescription. Carleton was issued a citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division to answer to the charge of Possession of a Regulated Narcotic Drug.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: September 19, 2016 at 8:30am

COURT: Vermont Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED: No

BAIL: None

MUG SHOT: Yes