The VT Drug Task Force conducted a heroin investigation in Essex County, VT. As a result of the investigation, Vermont State Troopers stopped a motor vehicle on Interstate 91 in Hartford, VT, on March 16, 2017.
During the traffic stop, Troopers identified the occupants of the vehicle as Clair Deslandes 58, Travis Pelletier27, and Logan Dupuis 20. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 1418 bags of heroin in the motor vehicle.
Deslandes, Pelletier and Dupuis were arrested, processed at VSP Royalton, and lodged at Southern State Correctional in lieu of $5000 bail each. They are scheduled to be arraigned in Windsor Superior Court on March 17, 2017 to answer the charges of Heroin Trafficking and Heroin Transportation into VT