405 pot plants found in Proctor home

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405 pot plants found in Proctor home

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 9:46am -- tim

Vermont State Police On January 30, 2018, Troopers from the Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on Vermont Route 103 in the Town of Mount Holly (VT) for a speeding violation. The operator was identified as Kevin Burnham (49). Troopers also identified Deana Burnham and Keeghan Burnham (25) as passengers in the vehicle. (VSP did not identify the relationship of the Burnhams).

Troopers obtained consent to search the vehicle to further their investigation into the possibility of criminal activity.  Based on the information obtained during the traffic stop Troopers authored and subsequently were granted a search warrant for Kevin Burnham’s residence in Proctor.

Troopers executed the search warrant on January 31, 2018, at approximately 2000 hours.  The search uncovered a large, sophisticated indoor marijuana grow operation.  During the search, Troopers seized 405 marijuana plants (in various stages of growth), approximately 4lbs of processed marijuana and 52 grams of marijuana honey oil (THC Super Concentrate).

Kevin Burnham was released on citation to appear at the Rutland Superior Court Criminal Division for Cultivation of Marijuana.

Keeghan Burnham was released on a citation to appear at the Rutland Superior Court Criminal Division for Possession of Marijuana.

CASE#: 18B400534

TROOPER:  Trooper Christopher Loyzelle                                                                        

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

DATE/TIME: 01/31/2018 1942 hours

LOCATION: Proctor, Vermont

VIOLATION: Cultivation of Marijuana/Criminal Possession of Marijuana

ACCUSED: Kevin Burnham

AGE: 49

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Proctor, Vermont

ACCUSED: Keeghan Burnham

AGE: 25

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Proctor, Vermont

LODGED – N/A   

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT: Vermont Superior Court, Rutland Criminal Division

COURT DATE/TIME: April 09, 2018 at 08:30          

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.