Top Row L-R Jonathan Castro, Jose Nunez Bottom Row L-R Michelle Webster, Joseph Tomasetto

Just after 1:00 PM on Monday, Hartford Police stopped a vehicle on Sykes Mountain Avenue for a registration violation. After indicators of illicit drug use were observed, officers conducted a consent search of the vehicle. During the search, officers seized 2,300 bags of heroin, cash, and various items of drug paraphernalia. The occupants of the vehicle, 28 year old Jonathan Castro of Springfield, MA, 28 year old Jose Nunez of Springfield, MA, 27 year old Joseph Tomasetto of Stockbridge, VT, and 32 year old Michelle Webster of Graniteville, VT were arrested and charged with heroin trafficking. All four were lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of bail and are scheduled to appear in Vermont Superior Court – Windsor Criminal Division on October 11, 2017 at 1230 p.m. to answer the charges.