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June 9, 2017

Rutland Barracks / Possession of a Controlled Substance

 

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 17B403039

TROOPER RANK/FULL NAME: Trooper Shawn Sommers                                                                          

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: June 8, 2017; approximately 2150 hours

LOCATION: US Route 7, Wallingford

VIOLATION: Possession of a Controlled Substance / 18 VSA 4231 (a)(1)

 

ACCUSED: Brandon Hetu

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Central Falls, RI

 

ACCUSED: Kyle Arnold

AGE: 22

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Coventry, RI

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On June 8, 2017 at approximately 2150 hours, Troopers from the Rutland barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on US Route 7 in Wallingford for an observed violation. During further investigation, probable cause was established to believe illegal drugs were inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed the occupants were in possession of multiple controlled substances. Hetu and Arnold were transferred to the State police barracks in Rutland Town for further processing. Hetu and Arnold were released on citation to appear at Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division on July 24, 2017 at 0830 hours to answer to the charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

 

LODGED: No

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: July 24, 2017 at 0830 hours

           

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