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June 12, 2018

Derby Barracks/DUI drugs - UPDATE - Heroin Possession

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 18A502107

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Tpr Daniel Lynch  

STATION: Derby Barracks  

CONTACT#: (802) 334-8881

 

DATE/TIME: 6/9/18, between the approx. hours of 0940-1140

INCIDENT LOCATION: Main St, N Troy/Kennison Rd, Westfield

VIOLATION:

1. DUI Drugs

2. Leaving the Scene of an Accident

3. Negligent Operation

4. Reckless Endangerment

5. Numerous moving violations

-UPDATE-
6. Possession of Heroin

7. Possession of Fentanyl

 

ACCUSED: Adam Gallant  

AGE: 32

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Troy, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On the above date, VSP-Derby Troopers received a report of a suspicious vehicle

with an unconscious operator (Later identified as Gallant) parked in the

caller's driveway. The caller also reported some of their items in their yard

had been handled. The operator left when confronted and the complainant

followed him to a vacant building in the area of Main St, North Troy. The

operator was confronted again there by residents, and fled the scene in an

unsafe manner, striking and damaging a telephone pole and nearly striking the

witnesses.

 

The operator was located shortly thereafter by Troopers on Kennison in

Westfield, where he was stopped and identified as Gallant. While speaking with

Gallant, Troopers observed indicators of drug activity and drug impairment.

Subsequent investigation and DUI screening indicated Gallant was operating a

vehicle while under the influence of depressant drugs. A K9 was deployed to his

vehicle and the vehicle was seized pending search warrant application.

 

Gallant was placed under arrest and processed at the VSP-Derby Barracks, where

he was released with a citation to answer to the above charges.

 
-UPDATE-
On 6/12/18, a search warrant was executed on Gallant's vehicle. As a result of the search, he will be charged with Possession of Heroin and Possession of a Narcotic (Fentanyl).

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 7/31/18, 0830  

COURT: Orleans

LODGED - LOCATION: NA

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

*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.