By Michael Thomas –
Today at the U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vermont Tyrish Stevenson, also known as “Skip,” 47, and Christopher Rivers, also known as “Q,” 27, both of Brooklyn, NY were arraigned on a two-count indictment charging them with the distribution of cocaine base.
The Burlington Police Department, with the assistance of the DEA, conducted an investigation into multiple individuals engaged in the distribution of narcotics in Burlington, Vermont.
During this investigation, the Burlington Police Department conducted purchases of cocaine base from Stevenson and Rivers in September 2021.
On September 23, 2021, the Burlington Police Department and the DEA arrested Stevenson and Rivers and executed a Vermont state search warrant at an apartment that Stevenson and Rivers had been using in Burlington, Vermont.
In the apartment, law enforcement seized over 40 grams of cocaine base and over 18 grams of fentanyl as well as a Mossberg .410 shotgun and a Savage Arms .22 long rifle.