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August 3, 2017

Press Release/VSP HQ / Vermont Drug Task Force / Distribution Cocaine base, Possession of Cocaine base

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

STATION:       HQ, Vermont Drug Task Force

                         

CONTACT:     Scott Waterman

Vermont State Police, Public Information Officer

802-241-5277 desk

802-279-4554 cell

 

DATE/TIME: 08/02/17- 1500 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: Rutland, VT

VIOLATION: Sale of cocaine base (crack) /Possession of cocaine base (crack)

 

ACCUSED:  Rocky Hutchins

AGE:29

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ludlow Massachusetts

 

ACCUSED:  Darnell Engram

AGE:30

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Springfield Massachusetts

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On 08/01/2017 the Vermont State Police/ Vermont Drug Task Force arrested Rocky Hutchins and Darnell Engram after a 2 month investigation in the distribution of cocaine base. Hutchins and Engram were charged with sale of cocaine base (crack) and possession of cocaine base (crack). During this investigation Hutchins and Engram sold cocaine base “crack” in the Rutland County area to the Vermont Drug Task Force.

 

The Vermont Drug Task Force was assisted by the Rutland City Police department during the arrest operation of Hutchins and Engram on 8/2/17. During the arrest, approximately $3000.00 of US currency was seized as well as approximately 7.7 grams of cocaine base (crack).

 

Hutchins and Engrams were processed at the Vermont State Police Barracks in Rutland and lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for lack of  $150,000 bail. Both will appear at the Rutland Superior Court of Vermont, Criminal Division on August 3, 2017.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME:  8/3/17  @ 12:30        

COURT: Rutland Superior Court Criminal Division

 

MUG SHOT: Yes

 

 

*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.

 

 

Sgt. Casey J. Daniell

Narcotics Investigation Unit Supervisor

Vermont State Police – Headquarters

45 State Drive

Waterbury, VT 05671

E-mail: Casey.Daniell@vermont.gov