NEWPORT — Five residents of Orleans County are behind bars and charged with conspiracy for manufacturing methamphetamine after police carried out a series of arrests this week.
On May 20, 2016, a joint investigation in Barton resulted in the arrest of Terry Parson Jr, of Jackson, Michigan.
On May 21, the execution of a search warrant at 60 Cottage Lane, in Barton, turned up evidence of the manufacturing of methamphetamine, police say.
The investigation continued through late May and early June.
Beginning on Tuesday, authorities coordinated the arrest of six individuals for conspiracy for manufacturing methamphetamine.
The arrests this week are as follows:
Danna Shover, 31, of Newport. Shover is charged with conspiracy, child cruelty, and reckless endangerment.
Cory Carpenter, 35, of Newport. Carpenter is charged with conspiracy, reckless endangerment, and pseudoephedrine possession.
Doris Gibney, 58, of Newport. Gibney is charged with conspiracy, reckless endangerment, and pseudoephedrine possession.
Damion Gage, 23, of Brownington. Gage is charged with conspiracy and pseudoephedrine possession.
Donald Sabens, III, 34, of Barton. Sabens is charged with conspiracy, child cruelty, pseudoephedrine possession, possession of methamphetamine, and reckless endangerment.
Amber Parson, Jr., 27, of Bellows Falls. Parson is charged with conspiracy, child cruelty, pseudoephedrine possession.
Members of the Vermont Drug Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations, Newport Police Department, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, and Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations and Uniform Division coordinated the arrests.