On June 7, the Vermont State Police initiated a traffic stop with a Ford Explorer on Granger Street, which was owned and operated by Steve Mcauley. During the stop, consent was obtained to search the occupants of the vehicle, which included Mcauley and Asim Betts, age 21.
As a result of the search, 7.3 grams of individually packed pieces of crack cocaine was located.
Betts was lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility for a lack of $100,000 bail. Betts appeared at the Rutland District Court on June 8 to answer the charge.