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January 31, 2020

VSP St. Johnsbury Barracks / Sale of Cocaine / Sale of Heroin / Possession of cocaine / Possession of heroin

VSP News Release-Incident

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

CASE#: 20A400576

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: DET SGT Karl Gardner 

STATION: Vermont State Police, Narcotics Investigation Unit

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 01/30/20 @ 1500

INCIDENT LOCATION: Breezy Hill Road, St. Johnsbury, VT

VIOLATION: Cocaine Sale X2, Heroin Sale x2, Possession of heroin and Possession of crack cocaine

 

ACCUSED: Caitlin Dimas

AGE: 31

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Concord, VT

 

ACCUSED: Brandon Watson-Collins

Age: 37

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Springfield, MA

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On January 30, 2020 at approximately 1500 hours in St. Johnsbury the Vermont Drug Task Force and Uniformed Troopers from the St. Johnsbury State Police Barracks arrested Caitlin Dimas (31), of Concord, Vermont for two (2) previously conducted controlled sales of cocaine base and heroin.  At the time of her arrest Dimas was found to be in possession of 7.8 grams of cocaine base and 172 bags of heroin.  Troopers also arrested Brandon Watson-Collins (37) of Springfield, Massachusetts during the same traffic stop for two (2) previously conducted controlled sales of cocaine base and heroin. 

 

The arrest of Dimas and Watson Collins was the conclusion of an investigation that began in December of 2019, conducted by members of the Vermont Drug Task Force.

 

Dimas and Watson-Collins were both lodged at the NE Correction Facility for lack of bail and are scheduled to appear at Caledonia Superior Court on 01/31/20 to face the above listed charges. 

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE/TIME: 01/31/20 @ 1230 hours

COURT: Caledonia

MUG SHOT: INCLUDED

 

 

 

Detective Sergeant Karl Gardner

Vermont State Police / Narcotics Investigations Unit

Email: Karl.Gardner@vermont.gov