On December 23, 2016 at approximately 1032hrs, Keene Police Officer Michael Goodchild stopped a vehicle on Eastern Avenue for a speeding violation. During the motor vehicle stop, Officer Goodchild arrested the driver, John C. Cross 58 , homeless of Keene NH.for the offense of Operation After Suspension; after being declared a Habitual Offender (felony).
During the arrest, Cross was found to be in possession of heroin and an undisclosed amount of cash.Subsequent to the arrest, a search warrant was executed on the vehicle Cross had been driving. During the search warrant execution, additional quantities of cash, heroin and crack cocaine were located in the vehicle.
Cross is being charged with Habitual Offender (felony) and Possession of Controlled Drugs with Intent to Distribute (felony). Cross was held for lack of $10,000 cash bail and is scheduled for arraignment in Cheshire Superior Court on December 27, 2016.