Christopher Burns, 51, of Fair Haven, VT
William Coleman, 25, of Winhall, VT
On 7/1/21 Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on I91N for a motor vehicle violation.
Police, during the stop, developed probable cause that the occupants, Christopher Burns and William Coleman, were conducting illegal activity in relation to drugs.
A search of the car was conducted, and Officers located 360 bags of Fentanyl in a hidden compartment.
Both Burns and Coleman were placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. There they were processed, and released on citations.
Burns and Coleman will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 8/17/21 to answer the charges of Trafficking Fentanyl, and Trafficking Fentanyl into the State.
Chester Young, 81, of Chesterfield, NH
On 5/12/21 Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for an equipment violation on Putney Rd.
During the stop, Police developed probable cause that narcotics were present within the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle was conducted, and Young was found to be in possession of 1517 bags of Fentanyl, along with a large amount of US Currency.
Young was placed under arrest, and transported to the Brattleboro Police Department. Young was issued a citation, and released on conditions of release.
Young will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 5/13/21 to answer his charge.
Jeremiah Ahearn, 25, of West Springfield, MA
On March 18, 2021 at approximately 11:31 PM the Brattleboro Police Department was dispatched to a motel on Putney Rd for a report of a gun being fired in a room and a bullet had gone through a wall into an adjacent, occupied room. There were no injuries. Within minutes several officers were on scene investigating. Following an investigation probable cause was developed and Jeremiah Ahearn, 25, of W. Springfield, MA was arrested without incident. A search warrant was executed on Ahearn’s room which is where the shot had originated. As a result of the warrant officers located a firearm, a large amount of Fentanyl and a large amount of cocaine. Ahearn was charged with Reckless Endangerment, Trafficking Fentanyl, and Possession of Cocaine. Ahearn was held in lieu of $50,000 bail. Ahearn appeared at the Vermont Superior Court – Windham Criminal Division on March 19, 2021 to answer to the charges.