Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
On February 13, 2020, State Police in Wilton stopped a vehicle on Interstate 87 in the Town of Wilton, Saratoga County, for vehicle and traffic violations. The trooper observed numerous hypodermic needles inside the vehicle, and a subsequent search revealed drug paraphernalia with narcotic residue.
Sixty-one-year-old Sue E. Hutting of New Haven, Vermont, and 35-year-old Brittany N. Grover of Salisbury, Vermont, were both charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree and Possession of Hypodermic Instruments, both class A misdemeanors. They were processed and released on appearance tickets to appear today, in Wilton Town Court.
During the arrest, a locked safe was located within the vehicle which was suspected to contain an unknown amount of a controlled substance. A search warrant was executed on the safe, and it was found to contain approximately 104 grams of fentanyl and 30 bricks (approximately 1500 bags) of heroin, weighing approximately 45 grams.
Today in Wilton Court, Hutting and Grover were charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, for possessing the drugs, and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, for possession with intent to sell the drugs, both charges are a B felony.
They were arraigned on all charges. Both women were released on their own recognizance to appear on a later date.
Approximately 104 grams of fentanyl 30 bricks of heroin containing approximately 1,500 baggies
Safe containing contrabrand
One brick of heroin containing approximately 50 baggies