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Possession of Heroin, Cocaine and Hindering an Officer

Derrick Shippee 27, of Brattleboro, VT

Officer Wilson

On October 06, 2017 Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Green Street for a traffic violation. Subsequent investigation revealed that the passenger Derrick Shippee had Crack Cocaine in his possession. Shippee attempted to destroy the evidence by swallowing the drugs. Shippee was rushed to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and is expected to recover. A search of the vehicle yielded a large quantity of Heroin and Crack Cocaine. Shippee is scheduled to appear in Windham County Superior Court at a later date to answer to the charges.