Two arrested after crack, other drugs found inside vehicle in Guilford

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GUILFORD — Two people were arrested following an incident in Guilford on Monday.

Police say they initiated a traffic stop for speeding on I-91 at around 7:15 p.m.

During the stop, police allege the driver, identified as Nathaniel Jones, 35, of
Springfield, MA, provided a fake ID and lied to law enforcement.

Police say while speaking with the occupants, drugs were observed in plain view within the vehicle.

The passenger in the vehicle, identified as Gina Barrette, 27 of St. Johnsbury, was found to
have several outstanding arrest warrants for the sale of cocaine, unlawful mischief, heroin possession, and possession of the stolen property.

During a search of the vehicle, police located a hidden compartment containing 13 grams of crack cocaine and a firearm.

Police say they also located a large sum of cash.

An unclaimed backpack was seized with over one pound of marijuana, assorted THC products, and 10 Suboxone strips.

Jones was processed and issued a citation for possession of crack cocaine, possession of marijuana, false information to law enforcement, and possession of a narcotic.

He was lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility.

Barrette was issued a citation for possession of fentanyl and possession of cocaine.

She was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility on outstanding warrants.