WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. (NEWS10) — On Friday, the Vermont State Police arrested four people for possession of crack cocaine, powder cocaine, marijuana, and fentanyl following an investigation. State Police suspected that crack cocaine was being distributed from a residence on Graham Road, during the month of April.
On May 27, Troopers with the Middlesex Barracks and Barre City Police Department executed a search warrant of the residence. According to police, during the course of the investigation, Rex Comstock, 42, of Williamstown was arrested for allegedly distributing crack cocaine from his residence.
During the search of the residence, Troopers located about 35 grams of crack cocaine and 7.8 grams of powder cocaine allegedly belonging to Alexander Cotton, 28, of Springfield, Massachusetts. Troopers also alleged that about 13 lbs of marijuana belonging to Comstock and 200 mg of fentanyl belonging to Alana Perras, 33, of Cabot were found at the residence.
Subsequently, the investigation revealed that Perras, and Seth Parry, 29, of Barre, were both in violation of their court-ordered conditions of release by violating their curfews.
- Possession of marijuana and dispensing or selling regulated drugs in a dwelling.
- Possession of cocaine.
- Possession of fentanyl and violation of conditions of release.
- Violation of conditions of release
Cotton, Comstock, Perras, and Parry were taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Middlesex Barracks for processing. Comstock, Perras, and Parry were issued citations to appear in Orange County Superior Court – Criminal Division on June 15.
Cotton was taken to the Orange County Courthouse where he was arraigned on the charge of possession of cocaine in excess of 1 ounce. He was transported to Northeast Correctional Facility for lack of $15,000 bail.