Drug Trafficking

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The Orange County District Attorney, county sheriff, and various police chiefs announced Tuesday that eleven defendants have been charged with trafficking various drugs throughout the county.

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Federal agents intercepted 88 pounds of heroin destined for Vermont earlier this month and took a Guatemalan man into custody in the town of Manchester in southern Vermont.


A Williamstown, Massachusetts man considered a leader of a heroin ring in Northern Berkshire County is being held on $300,000 bail following a most recent drug charge.

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Federal, state and local officials are working together to fight a rise in heroin and other drugs in Chittenden County.

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Some of the top federal law enforcement officials in Vermont say they are going to continue working with state and local police to fight trafficking of illegal narcotics that has led to levels of addiction in the city of Rutland that the local police chief called "mind boggling."