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Two VT Men Sentenced On Drug Charges In NH

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Two Vermont men plead guilty in Cheshire NH Superior Court to selling heroin causing a death. Daniel Fogg 27 of West Townsend and Francis Mayhle III  25 of Peru plead guilty to charges related to selling heroin, which caused the death of Dakota “Cody” Kilburn 23 of Manchester Centre VT. Fogg pled guilty to selling heroin with death resulting, witness tampering and falsifying physical evidence. Mayhle pled guilty to conspiracy to sell heroin and dispensing heroin with death resulting.

In November 2015, Fogg was selling heroin from a Chesterfield NH residence and sold heroin to Mayhle who dispensed the drug to Dakota Kilburn resulting in his death.

Fogg was sentenced to 6 1/2 to 14 years in the state prison with one year suspended from the minimum sentence. He also received two suspended sentences for witness tampering and falsifying physical evidence charges

Mr. Mayhle was sentenced to twelve months at the house of corrections for conspiracy to sell heroin. He also received a suspended sentence of 4 to 8 years in state prison for dispensing heroin that caused Mr. Kilburn’s death. Both men were ordered to pay restitution to the Kilburn family to cover costs associated with Mr. Kilburn’s death.

 

Ten Arrested in Lebanon Drug Sweep

On November 10, 2016, the Lebanon Police Department, in cooperation with the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, NH Probation and Parole and Hartford, Vermont Police Department concluded several months of investigation into illegal drug sales in the Upper Valley. Manchester and Littleton, NH Police Departments also assisted. The following individuals were arrested on warrants for Sales of Heroin, Fentanyl and Suboxone:
Charlie Villar
Charlie Villar, age 31, of Orford, NH
Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Wilson Tuttle

Wilson Tuttle, age 19, of Plainfield, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Possession of a Controlled Drug -Heroin
Robert Tobin

Robert Tobin, age 40, of Lebanon, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
James Lussier

James Lussier, age 24, of Enfield, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Kanga Break

Kanga Break, age 32, of West Lebanon, NH

Possession of Controlled Drug
Troy Schwarz

Troy Schwarz, age 23, of Lebanon, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Brianna Turner

Brianna Turner, age 26, of West Lebanon, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill, age 37, of Grafton, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Steven Aspen

Steven Aspen, age 33, of Lebanon, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin and Fentanyl
Sarah Mayotte

Sarah Mayotte, age 24, of Hartford, VT

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Steven Hall
Steven Hall, age 26, of Enfield, NH
Sale of Controlled Drug -Suboxone
Arelis Vazquez Arce

Arelis Vazquez Arce, age 26, of Londonderry, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin
Deseree Townsend

Deseree Townsend, age 25, of Littleton, NH

Sale of Controlled Drug -Heroin

VT Man Arrested in Canaan for Marijuana Sale

drug-bust-canaanOn November 11, 2016 Canaan Police Officers arrested Arthur Lee Clark, age 42 of Cornwall, Vermont. Clark was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and attempted sale of a controlled drug.

15032859_1463876320309193_5806257540573546247_n1Clark arranged to meet with undercover Canaan Police Officers to sell an agreed upon amount of marijuana. Clark was arrested at the scene and his vehicle was seized.

After executing a search warrant on Clark’s vehicle, officers recovered approximately thirteen ounces of high-grade marijuana and cash. The search also uncovered additional evidence of drug sales. The marijuana has a street value of approximately $4,400.

The drug possession and attempted sales charges are a Class B Felony and each charge carries a maximum sentence of 7 years in prison.

Clark was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail to ensure his appearance in the 2nd Circuit Court – District Division – Lebanon on Monday January 9, 2017.

NH Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison On Heroin Charge

hillowA Winchester NH woman was sentenced in Federal Court to 10 years in federal prison after she plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin.Twenty-nine-year old Jaclyn Hillow was arrested after a lengthy investigation that determined Hillow was a drug runner for Ross Gould of Richmond NH. Hillow distributed heroin in and around the Keene area. Gould was charged federally with possession with the intent to distribute heroin after search warrants executed at his Richmond, New Hampshire residence and another residence resulted in the seizure of over a kilogram of heroin, a large quantity of cocaine, prescription pills, currency, and 14 firearms. Hillow’s arrest followed a two-year long investigation into the trafficking of heroin and cocaine in the Keene area in one of the state’s largest drug busts.

See original arrest story here

Two Arrested After Rte. 4 Accident

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Kellen Fitzgibbon-Bizel 31

Richard R. Mello, Police Chief • Phillip J. Roberts, Deputy Police Chief • Timothy Cohen, Captain
Two Arrested After Motor Vehicle Accident
On October 26, 2016, Lebanon Officers responded to a single car accident on Route 4 in the area of Bagley’s Corner. Upon arrival, officers found a single car that had been traveling west on Route 4 had left the roadway and collided with a telephone pole.
The driver of the vehicle, Jeffrey Caron, age 48, of Plymouth, New Hampshire was taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with apparent minor injuries. Officers learned through further investigation that Caron had been consuming alcohol. He was arrested at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and charged with Misdemeanor Reckless Driving and Driving Under the Influence. He was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail with a court date of January 9, 2017 at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court. No picture of Caron is available at this time.
The passenger in the car, Kellen Fitzgibbon-Bizel, age 31, of Thornton, New Hampshire was arrested and charged with five Felony counts of Possession of a Controlled / Narcotic Drug for possessing a variety of prescription narcotics that were not prescribed to him. Fitzgibbon-Bizel was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail with a court date of January 9, 2017 at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court.
Route 4 was shut down for several hours as crews worked to remove downed power lines. As of 1:00pm, one lane was reopened as crews continued to repair the downed utility pole.
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A witness to the crash was able to provide video footage of the vehicle’s operation up to the point when it struck the utility pole. View video footage here

 

Over 20 Individuals Indicted On Heroin Trafficking Charges

herionConcord, New Hampshire – United States Attorney Emily Gray Rice and Michael J. Ferguson, the Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, New England Field Division, announced today that over 20 individuals recently were indicted in federal court in Concord in connection with their participation in heroin trafficking activities.

On October 5, 2016, the following individuals were charged by indictment with participating in a conspiracy that distributed over one kilogram of heroin:

  • Alberto Guerrero Marte, 33, of Lowell, Mass.;
  • Santos Guerrero Morillo, 36, of the Dominican Republic;
  • Michell DeJesus, 36, of Lowell, Mass.;
  • FNU LNU (FIRST NAME UNKNOWN LAST NAME UNKNOWN), a/k/a Luis Rodriguez Lugo, a/k/a Boss, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • FNU LNU, a/k/a Maribel Santiago-Ramos, a/k/a La Cuna, a/k/a Miguelina, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Allison DeJesus, 18, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Jonaly DeJesus, 21, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Allan Raymond Pimentel, 20, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Santo Rodolfo Garcia Mendez, 32, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Wilkin Andre Beltre Arias, 38, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Heibrahim DelValle Baez, 32, of Salem, Mass.;
  • Alfredo Gonzalez, 49, of Manchester, NH;
  • Querzon Baez, 34, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • Pedro Carlos Vicente Guerrero a/k/a Omar Camacho, 47, of Lawrence, Mass.;
  • FNU LNU, a/k/a Tony, a/k/a Edward Garcia, a/k/a Eric Guerrero, 30, of Lawrence, Mass.; and
  • FNU LNU, a/k/a Jose Pimentel, a/k/a Todolindo, a/k/a El Lindon, a/k/a Lindy, 25, of Lawrence, Mass. Continue reading

Lebanon Man Arrested on Drug Charges

lebanon-drug-crimesAfter an investigation by the Lebanon Police, with the assistance of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force and NH Probation and Parole, Matthew Clair, age 33 of Lebanon, New Hampshire was arrested on October 12, 2016. Over two pounds of marijuana, a significant quantity of mushrooms and United States currency was seized.

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Clair is facing one felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Drug with the Intent to Distribute, one felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Drug, one misdemeanor charge of Possession of a Controlled Drug and one violation of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

A Bail Commissioner set personal recognizance bail on Clair in the amount of $5,000. Clair will appear at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court on November 7, 2016.

Two Claremont Residents Arrested on Drug Charges

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Two Claremont residents were arrested on drug charges after police executed a search warrant at 29 Kenyon Street on Thursday.  Claremont police say the search warrant stemmed from an investigation in cooperation with the NH Attorney General’s Drug Task Force.

Daniel Stevens 36 of 29 Kenyon Street was arrested on two felony counts of sale of heroin with additional charges likely. At his arraignment on Thursday in Claremont District court bail was set at $50,000 cash only.

Also arrested was Cassandra Greer 39 of Grove Street on two felony counts of sale of heroin. Greer’s bail was set at $5,000 cash or surety at her arraignment Thursday in Claremont District Court.

The investigations leading these arrests is ongoing and additional arrests are possible.

Newport Man Arrested for Marijuana Grow

 

newport-marijuana-growThe Newport Police Department announces the arrest of a Newport resident, as part of a brief investigation into the cultivation of Marijuana.

The investigation and subsequent arrest is the result of the Newport Police Department receiving information on the health and welfare of a South Main Street resident who had made suicidal threats.  While looking for the subject of those threats, officers observed the elaborate growing operation.  Based on those observations, a search warrant was sought and obtained for the residence and was later executed.  The search resulted in the seizure of approximately 25 marijuana plants all ranging in height from one to three feet tall.  Also seized were growing implements to in aid in the cultivation as well as paraphernalia for smoking the drug.

Mature marijuana plants have the ability to produce up to one pound of marijuana per plant with an average value of approximately $3000 dollars per pound.  The plants in this case were not yet mature but were well established

Arrested was Jonathan Weaver age 28

As a result of the investigation, and evidence obtained from the search warrant, Weaver was charged with the manufacture of controlled drug, a class B felony.  Class B felonies can be punished with a minimum of 3 ½ years, and up to a maximum of 7 years in prison and a fine of up to $2,000 dollars.   Weaver was initially held on $10,000 dollars’ cash bail and was later arraigned in the 5th Circuit Court, Newport District Division on September 21st.  At that time his bail was set at $2,500 dollars cash pending a probable cause hearing on October 3rd at the Claremont District Division of the 5th Circuit court.

According to Chief Burroughs, “The Newport Police Department will continue to aggressively investigate any case involving the cultivation, sales or use of drugs in Newport.”

Multiple Drug Arrests in Lebanon

churchillOn August 31, 2016, Lebanon Police, in cooperation with the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, received intelligence that Mark Churchill, age 32, last known to be living in Springfield, NH was traveling to Lebanon with a quantity of heroin. At approximately 3:45 pm on that date, police located a vehicle on Heater Road which Churchill was driving.
During an investigation subsequent to a motor vehicle stop, it was determined that Churchill was in possession of 10 bags of heroin and a small quantity of marijuana. Two other occupants were in the vehicle, Jessica Griswold, age 25, of Springfield, NH and Nathaniel Decamp, age 22, of Enfield, NH. Griswold was found to be in possession of 10 bags of heroin and Decamp was found to be in possession of a small quantity of marijuana. Mark Churchill
Churchill was arrested and charged with one count of Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Class B Felony, and one count of a Class A misdemeanor, Possession of Marijuana. Griswold was arrested and charged with one count of Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Class B Felony. Both were released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail with an arraignment date of November 7, 2016 at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court.
Decamp was released on scene but given a summons for one count of a Class A Misdemeanor, Possession of Marijuana. His arraignment date is October 24, 2016 at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court.