Keene Man Arrested on Drug Charges


During the afternoon of July 31st, 2017 the Keene Police executed both an arrest and search warrant for Keith D Ridge and his Court Street residence. These warrants were the result of a month long investigation into the sales of controlled drugs; specifically purported heroin. During the execution of the search warrant suspected heroin and drug distribution instrumentalities were seized.

Ridge is currently being charged with three felony counts of distribution of a controlled drug (purported heroin) and additional charges are anticipated. Ridge was held at the Cheshire County Jail and will be arraigned before the Cheshire Superior Court at 1:30 PM on August 1st, 2017.

The case remains under investigation.  Anyone who has further information is encouraged to call the Keene Police Department at 603-357-9820, ask to speak to Det. Jennifer Truman. Or information can be provided anonymously via email on our website at:

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