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May 7, 2017

New Haven Barracks/Possession of Heroin

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE


PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#: 17B501450
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Adria Pickin                          
STATION: New Haven                
CONTACT#: 802-388-4919


DATE/TIME: 05/07/2017/1839 hours
INCIDENT LOCATION: Munger Street/Town of New Haven
VIOLATION: Possession of Heroin


ACCUSED: Benjamin Broughton                                          
AGE: 36
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Bristol, VT


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On May 7, 2017, at approximately 1839 hours, State Police received a call in regards to a male who appeared to be passed out inside his vehicle parked in a pull off on Munger Street. Prior to State Police arrival,  Bristol Rescue arrived and advised that the male was acting strangely and that he was trying to leave.


Upon State Police arrival, Bristol Rescue advised that the male, identified as Benjamin Broughton, was showing signs indicative of opiate usage.


Upon Broughton granting consent to search his vehicle, evidence of heroin usage was located.


Broughton was cleared on scene by medical staff and subsequently arrested for the offense of Possession of Heroin and transported to the New Haven State Police Barracks for processing. 


Broughton was later released on a citation for the above offense. Broughton was additionally issued a Vermont Civil Violation (VCVC) for Driving with a suspended license.



COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: June 5, 2017/1230 hours         
COURT: Addison County Criminal Court
LODGED - LOCATION: N/A   
BAIL: N/A
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE



*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of
the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.



Trooper Adria C. Pickin

Vermont State Police

"B Troop New Haven Barracks

802-388-4919 P  802-453-7918 F

adria.pickin@vermont.gov