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August 3, 2016

PRESS RELEASE/Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks/ Transportation of regulated drugs into places of detention/Possession of Heroin/ Incident # 16C104078/






CASE#:                                                16C104078

TROOPER:                                          Det. Trooper Michael Notte                                      

STATION:                                          Troop “C” Rutland        

CONTACT#:                                      802-773-9101


DATE/TIME:                                     August 3, 2016

LOCATION:                                       Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility

VIOLATION:                                      Possession Heroin/ Transportation of a Regulated Drug into         

                                                                  Places of Detention.


ACCUSED:                                         Ashley H. Blanchard                                           

AGE:                                                  23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:          Mount Holly, VT


Rutland, VT – 08/03/16 – The Vermont State Police responded to the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland and arrested inmate Ashley Blanchard for possession of heroin and transportation of a regulated drug into places of detention.


Blanchard was returned to the correctional center by the Rutland Field Supervision Unit due to suspected drug use. During the procedural search of Blanchard in the admission area, correctional staff discovered inmate Blanchard had concealed a syringe containing heroin in her body orifice.    


Inmate Blanchard was issued a citation for the violation and will appear in the Rutland Superior Court Criminal Division on August 29, 2016.


COURT ACTION:               Yes

COURT DATE:                    August 29, 2016

COURT:                              Rutland Criminal Court

MUG SHOT:                       Yes



Detective Tpr. Michael Notte

Vermont State Police

124 State Place

Rutland, VT 05701

Tel. 802.773.9101

Fax. 802.775.6968