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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

VSP Seize 650 Bags of Heroin During Stop

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Melyza Rojas

The Vermont State Police arrested Shelby Cyr and Melyza Rojas for felony Possession of Heroin and False Information to Law Enforcement after a motor vehicle stop on I-89 south near mile marker 10 in the Town of Sharon, Windsor County.  Upon speaking with both the operator and passenger, a consent search was conducted and approximately 650 bags of heroin was located in the glove compartment.  Cyr and Rojas were taken into custody and transported to the Royalton Barracks where they were processed and released on a criminal citation to appear in Windsor County Superior Court on 01/30/2017 at 8:00 am to answer to the charges of Possession of Heroin and False Information to Law Enforcement.

Lebanon Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests

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On October 6, 2016, the Lebanon Police Department, in cooperation with the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, arrested Shawn Pixley, age 32, of Eastman Hill in Lebanon for two counts of Sale of the Controlled Drug Heroin, a Class B Felony and Mallory Roberts, age 30, of Eastman Hill in Lebanon was also arrested and charged with one count of Sale of the Controlled Drug Heroin, a Class B Felony.

Search warrants were executed at the defendant’s address on Eastman Hill, along with a vehicle, where over 300 bags of heroin and $2,000 in cash was seized.

These arrests are a result of an ongoing investigation of drug sales taking place in the City of Lebanon. Pixley and Roberts were held on $10,000 cash bail and were arraigned on October 7, 2016 at the Lebanon District Division, New Hampshire Second Circuit Court on the charges and the bail was continued by the Court. The investigation continues and additional charges are likely.

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.

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.

Vermont Officials Warn of Dangerous Heroin

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Vermont health officials are also warning drug users about the deadly strain of heroin packaged as Game Thrones. Officials say it is circulating in several parts of the state, including central Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom.

According to reports from emergency responders over the weekend, at least 10 people overdosed, taking more than one dose of Narcan to be revived. While naloxone can reverse an overdose, it must be given quickly and followed up with a 9-1-1 call for an ambulance. The drug can last longer than naloxone or take more than one dose to help.

Bags of heroin, possibly laced with fentanyl which is 50 times stronger than heroin, and much deadlier.

“If you continue to use street drugs, or know someone who does, we urge you to be aware of the current danger out there,” said Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD.

Lebanon Heroin Arrests

lebanon drug bust 814Two local men will appear in Lebanon district court today to face various drug charges. Lebanon Police arrested Brock Richardson 30 years old of Enfield New Hampshire for 2 counts of Heroin Possession with intent to sell and Caleb Dumont-Willey 21 of Lebanon for possession of heroin.
The arrests stem from a 911 call to a Perley Ave residence on Saturday night for a drug overdose. Police officers and members of the fire department revived a 32-year-old male through CPR and Narcan.
An investigation led to the arrest of Richardson for selling heroin marked Game of Thrones to the victim.  Police also discovered Richardson also sold heroin to of Dumont Willie.
Lebanon Police say heroin is always potentially lethal but this particular batch led to an overdose and near death and appears to have a high potency level.

Police Seize 520 Bags of Heroin

heroin springfield On 6/19/16, at approximately 1140 hours, Vermont State Police received a 911 call about a vehicle operating erratically, traveling north on Interstate 91.  Trooper’s located the vehicle at the Springfield, VT Irving gas station and spoke with the operator, Timothy Ksepka.  During a consensual search of Ksepka’s vehicle, Trooper’s located 520 bags of heroin concealed in the headliner of the vehicle.  Trooper’s accessed this area by removing the dome light, revealing a natural void in the vehicle.  Ksepka was arrested and processed at the Rockingham State Police Barracks.  He was issued a citation for Trafficking Heroin, Transporting Heroin into the State of Vermont, and Possession of Heroin.  He was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility for lack of $1,500 bail.

Enfield Man Charged with Selling Heroin

ClausenAn Enfield man was charged with Possession of Heroin with intent to sell after Lebanon Police seized 200 bags of heroin in his truck. A search warrant for the truck was requested on Monday after Lebanon Police Detectives and New Hampshire Probation and Parole noticed suspicious activities between two men in a W. Lebanon parking lot.

On Tuesday, police arrested Keith Clausen 34, of Enfield. Clausen was  lodged at the Grafton County House of Corrections after refusing a bail commissioner.

 

Nelson Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution

Jason Daigle,A Nelson NH man was sentenced to seven plus years in state prison for heroin distribution. Daigle distributed heroin as an alleged drug runner for Ross Gould, age 28, of Richmond, New Hampshire.

On March 10, 2015, a search by law enforcement of a locked safe Gould maintained at Daigle’s residence resulted in the seizure of over a kilogram of heroin and large quantities of cocaine and prescription pills. The same day, a search executed at Gould’s Richmond, New Hampshire residence resulted in the seizure of additional narcotics, currency and 14 firearms.

Daigle pled guilty  to the charges on January 11, 2016.