Po­lice News

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in­ves­ti­ga­tion that was ini­ti­ated af­ter in­for­ma­tion re­ceived from the public led the Coat­i­cook MRC SQ to sus­pect a Dixville res­i­dent of sell­ing il­le­gal drugs. Last Tues­day, the 21 year-old was stopped at the Amer­i­can bor­der in Nor­ton, Ver­mont, by U.S. bor­der of­fi­cials who found eighty grams of cannabis in his pos­ses­sion. Bran­don Dupuis had been us­ing his dual cit­i­zen­ship to help him bring cannabis to his work­place in the United States.

Sureté du Que­bec car­ried out a search at the man’s res­i­dence on route 147 Tues­day af­ter­noon, find­ing 560 grams of cannabis, sev­eral metham­phetamine pills, and more than $1,600.

young man ap­peared at the Sher­brooke Court House the fol­low­ing day and was charged with sev­eral drug traf­fick­ing charges as well as be­ing charged for threat­en­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer on so­cial me­dia af­ter a pre­vi­ous po­lice in­ter­ven­tion.

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