On Friday evening 12/30/2016 Detectives from the Claremont Police Department working in conjunction with Officers from the Newport Police Department, Agents from the Attorney Generals Drug Task Force and Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police conducted a “Targeted Patrol” of the Sullivan Street Area.
This targeted patrol was in response to complaints from neighbors and landlords in the area complaining of suspicious activity or suspected drug sales. As a result of this effort five people were arrested for various crimes as follows:
Warrant -Theft Neville Walker 26, Lempster, NH Newport Police / Shoplifting
Justin Ouellette 36, Claremont, NH Sheriff’s Capias and Possession of Crack Cocaine
Chris Anderson 45, Sunapee, NH Sheriff’s Capias Driving with a suspended license
Following the arrest of the above three individuals, Probable cause was obtained for a Search Warrant of # 72 Sullivan Street Apt. # 2. That warrant was executed with the seizure of drugs ledgers, and cash. Arrested at the location:
Megan Horsfield 27,Claremont, NH, Sales of a controlled drug crack cocaine. Possession with intent to distributed controlled drugs Endangering the welfare of a child.
Nathaniel Plaisted 31, Newport, NH Falsifying physical evidence. Possession of a controlled drug – crack cocaine Endangering the welfare of a child.
Mr. Walker was released on personal recognizance bail with a court date in Newport District Court. The reaming four arrestees will be arraigned in the Claremont District Court 1/3/2017 @ 1PM.