Canaan Man Arrested on 13 Counts of Possession of Child Sexual Abuse

On October 18, 2017 the Grafton County Sheriff’s Department, assisted by the Portsmouth, Nashua, and Canaan Police Departments, as well as Homeland Security and Investigations, and the Grafton County Attorney’s Office, acting on behalf of the New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (NH ICAC), executed a search warrant at, 33 Roberts Rd Canaan, NH. As a result of that search 27-year-old Zachary Benoit was taken into custody after a significant amount of egregious physical and sexual abuse images were identified in his possession. Benoit was arraigned in the Grafton County Superior Court on October 19, 2017 on 13 felony counts of Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Images and is being held at the Grafton County House of Corrections in lieu of $10,000 cash or surety bail.

 

The matter remains as an open investigation, further charges may be pending.

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