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May 19, 2017

VSP HQ - Driving License Suspended 5th, Viol Conditions of Release 3 Cts, Felony Heroin Possession, Misdemeanor Crack Cocaine Possession

VSP Press Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE
       
CASE#:17A302032
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME:  Sgt John Helfant                           
STATION:  VSP Traffic Operations                   
CONTACT#:8025227262

DATE/TIME:May 18, 2017 @ 1755hrs
INCIDENT LOCATION: VT 12, Northfield, VT
VIOLATION:Driving License Suspended 5th, Violation of Conditions of Release-3 Counts, Felony Heroin Possession, Misdemeanor Crack Cocaine Possession

ACCUSED:  James Capron                                              
AGE:26
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:Northfield, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: State Police observed Capron in a 2006 grey Honda Accord pulling into a vehicle repair garage in Northfield, VT. State Police knew Capron to have a criminally suspended drivers license in VT and to have court ordered conditions of release that he not operate a motor vehicle and that he abide by a 24hr curfew at his residence. State Police arrested Capron for these offenses. While doing so, State Police observed heroin packets in the vehicle and located a small amount of crack cocaine on his person.

Capron was lodged at the Chittenden County Correctional Center for lack of $1500 bail for the offenses of DLS 5th, VCR-3Counts, Heroin Possession and Crack Cocaine Possession.

State Police executed a search warrant on the Honda on May 19, 2017. During the search warrant State Police located 100 bags of heroin and .5 gram of Crack Cocaine.

On May 19, 2017 Capron appeared in Chittenden County Court for arraignment and was remanded to the Chittenden Correctional Center. Capron is scheduled to appear in Washington Superior Court on May 23, 2017.


COURT ACTION: Y
COURT DATE/TIME: May 23, 2017           
COURT:Washington
LODGED - LOCATION: CCCC    
BAIL:
MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE

SSgt John Helfant
Vermont State Police
Traffic Operations
2777 St. George Rd
Williston, VT 05495
(802)522-7262