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Windham County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 266, Newfane, VT 05345

Trafficking Fentanyl, Possession of Cocaine arrest-Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/23/2022 2:22 PM

Incident: 22WHC005142
Date: 11/20/22
Location: US Rt. 5 Westminster, VT
Investigating Deputy: Det. Sgt. M. Checchi

Accused: Samantha A. Lewis
Age: 37
City & State of Residence: Lebanon, NH

Accused: Robert A. Tobin
Age: 46
City & State of Residence: Lebanon, NH

Accused: Seth Allen Scaplen
Age: 34
City & State of Residence: Lebanon, NH

Charges: Trafficking Fentanyl and Possession of Cocaine (Crack)

Description: On 11/20/22 at approximately 1:15 am, a Deputy with the Windham County Sheriff's Office assigned to a highway safety detail, stopped a vehicle on US Rt. 5. During the course of the stop, probable cause was developed regarding a drug investigation. A consent search of the vehicle and occupants was conducted. Approximately 145 glassine bags of suspected Fentanyl were located in total and over 2.5 grams of cocaine was located as well. Seth Allen Scaplen, Robert A. Tobin, and Samantha A. Lewis were all arrested, processed, and released on citation to appear at a later date. The Windham County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Bellows Falls Police Department and Walpole (NH) Police Department.

Court Date: 1/24/23
Bail: N/A



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