On March 4, Vermont State Police stopped a 2006 Toyota 4-Runner bearing New York registration on Route 22a in the city of Vergennes for speeding. Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel and K-9 Aikido assisted. During the stop, over 8 grams of marijuana, 1 gram of THC and fireworks were located inside of the vehicle. Both Scott Nash and Joseph Darrigo, of Syracuse, N.Y., were later arrested for possession of marijuana. They were later transported to the New Haven State Police Barracks.