An alleged fentanyl dealer from Hartford, Connecticut was arrested in Burlington Wednesday.
On October 5 the North West Vermont Drug Task Force (NWVDTF) and Burlington Police Department (BPD) with the assistance of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) arrested Devontrez Flowers (26) of Hartford, CT subsequent to a weeks long investigation into his distribution of fentanyl in the Burlington area. Flowers lead police on a short foot chase along Church Street in Burlington before being taken into custody without further incident.
The investigation was a collaboration between the Burlington Police Department and the NWVDTF which consisted of two controlled purchases of fentanyl as well as a search warrant conducted at 88 North Street, Burlington following Flowers’ arrest.
Flowers was arraigned at the Chittenden County Superior Court, Criminal Division on October 6 was held for lack of $5,000 bail.
Categories: Drugs and Crime