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800 Bags of Heroin Seized in Vermont Drug Bust

The suspects are being detained pending trial



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    Vermont State Police
    From left, Corey Fitzgerald, Demar Neal and Ashley Webster.

    Three people were arrested and nearly 800 bags of heroin seized in a drug bust in Vermont earlier this month.

    Demar Neal, 30, Corey Fitzgerald, 26, and Ashley Webster, 24, all of West Rutland, were arrested on June 9 and charged with distribution of heroin, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine base and possession of a firearm.

    Vermont State Police, the FBI and the Rutland County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at 66 Harrison Ave. in West Rutland after several months of investigation. The search warrant yielded approximately 56 grams of raw heroin, 790 bags of heroin, 77 grams of crack cocaine and a firearm.

    State police said all three suspects have already appeared in court and are being detained pending trial.

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