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February 24, 2017

Operation Borderline Update

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE                              

 

STATION:              HQ, Vermont Drug Task Force

                         

DATE/TIME: February 24, 2017

 

LOCATION: Orleans County

 

On February 14, 2017, 26 individuals were arrested in Orleans County for various offenses related to heroin and opiate trafficking.  At the conclusion of the arrest sweep on February 14, nine defendants were outstanding and considered wanted.  As of February 21, there is one remaining defendant, Donovan Blouin, who is wanted for the Sale of Heroin (4 counts).

 

ACCUSED: Terry Adams                                                                  

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Heroin (1) count

Court Date: appeared 2/15/17, $75,000 bail, incarcerated

 

ACCUSED: Danielle Benoit                                                   

AGE: 27

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Heroin (1) count

Court Date: appeared 2/16/17, $5,000 bail, incarcerated

 

ACCUSED: Donovan Blouin                                                             

AGE: 24

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Heroin (4) counts

Court Date: Wanted

 

ACCUSED: Natasha Cady                                                                

AGE: 23

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Heroin (1) count

Court Date: appeared 2/15/17, $10,000 bail, incarcerated

 

ACCUSED: Jeffrey Markum-Shelton                                                            

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Heroin (3) counts

Court Date: $25,000 bail, bonded, on conditions of release

 

ACCUSED: Michael McFarland                                                                    

AGE: 33

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Heroin (2) counts

Court Date: lodged on 2/19/17 in lieu of $100,000

 

ACCUSED: Arretta Miller                                                                 

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Morgan, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Narcotic (1) count

                        Sale of Heroin (1) count

Court Date: appeared 2/21/17, $5,000 bail, incarcerated

 

ACCUSED: Michael Stevens                                                             

AGE: 21

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Derby, VT

VIOLATION: Aiding in the Commission (1) count

Court Date: appeared 2/15/17, bail $10,000, incarcerated

 

ACCUSED: Amy Tullis                                                                     

AGE: 34

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Newport, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of Non-Regulated (3) counts

                        Sale of Narcotics (1) count

Court Date: appeared 2/16/17, $10,000 bail, incarcerated

 

 

Det Sgt Shawn Loan
Vermont Drug Task Force
Narcotics Investigation Unit
Vermont State Police
shawn.loan@vermont.gov