Two Hartford, Connecticut, residents were arrested on drug charges in Vermont Saturday night.
Around 8:55 p.m., Vermont State Police stopped a vehicle for speeding in the town of Rockingham. The motorist and passenger consented to a search of the vehicle.
Troopers initially located a bag containing PCP. Further search of the vehicle yielded 980 bags of heroin and ten grams of raw, unpackaged heroin.
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Darnell Baxter, 35, and Maria Garcia, 35, were arrested and transported to the Rockingham State Police barracks. Baxter was held on $50,000 bail and issued a citation for trafficking heroin, trafficking heroin into the state of Vermont, and possession of a stimulant, narcotic, or depressant. Garcia was also charged with trafficking heroin and trafficking heroin into the state of Vermont. She was held on $40,000 bail.
The suspects are set to appear in court on May 26.