White River Woman Arrested in Lebanon for Alleged Methamphetamine Possession

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Small Child Found Sleeping in Car

On September 12, at approximately 11:29 PM, the Lebanon Police Department received a call reporting a vehicle parked in a lot on Dartmouth College Highway with a small child sleeping in it and a female acting suspicious and possibly under the influence of drugs, said the department in a statement.

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Responding officers located the vehicle and identified the operator as 37-year-old Amanda Wotton of White River Junction, VT. According to the statement, an investigation allegedly revealed that Wotton was in possession of Methamphetamine. She was arrested and charged with Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Class B Felony. A six-year-old child was present in the vehicle at the time of the arrest.  Additional charges will be forthcoming, said Lebanon Police Chief Police Richard Mello.

The child was released to family members. Wotton was processed and released on Personal Recognizance bail and will be arraigned before the Grafton County Superior Court on September 24. 

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