Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On August 18, 2020, State Police in Wilton arrested 27-year-old Artiqua J. Dubois and 51-year-old Gaill M. Jones, both of Burlington, VT, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree- Intent to Sell (B felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree - Narcotic Drug (B felony), and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A misdemeanor).
At approximately 10:32 p.m. on Tuesday, State Police stopped Dubois for a traffic violation on I-87 in the town of Wilton. When the Trooper spoke with Dubois, they observed signs indicative of drug use and a vehicle search was conducted. The Trooper located approximately 60 grams of crack cocaine hidden in the diaper bag of a two-year-old child who was seated in the back seat.
Dubois and her passenger, Gaill Jones, were taken into custody and transported to SP Wilton for processing. Both suspects were arraigned in Wilton Town Court and released on their own recognizance. They are due back in court on August 25, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.