Montpelier police yesterday reported they arrested two people in a parked car on drug charges in Montpelier December 19.
Authorities were notified of a suspicious vehicle that was occupied and parked for an extended period in a public parking lot on Main Street. Police say they made contact with the occupants and observed indicators of illicit drug use and paraphernalia.
A consent search was conducted, and a small amount of cocaine was located. The two occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody.
While being searched, the female driver was found to have a large amount of cocaine on her. Police say the 33-year-old woman is from from Waterbury. She was charged with felony possession of cocaine.
A 60-year-old man from Hartford, CT, was also charged with a felony possession of cocaine. Police have not released the names of the suspects at this time.
Man breaks into Vergennes store with rock – Local police are looking to identify an individual involved in a break-in at the Maplefields in Vergennes.
The incident took place at around 11:50 p.m. on January 1. The suspect walked to the store carrying a rock which he used to break the front door.
The individual is described as a young white male with brown hair, wearing gray slippers, black socks, black/grey plaid fleece pajama pants, and a black jacket. He was also wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt which was used to conceal his face. The suspect wearing a dark-colored bracelet on his left wrist, police say.
Anyone with any information, please should contact Vergennes PD officer Mark Barber at 802-877-1152.