Tag Archives: Drugs

Right of feds to make drug arrests at I-93 immigration roadblocks challenged

PLYMOUTH — District Court Judge Thomas Rappa is considering whether to dismiss state drug charges against 16 people stopped at federal Border Patrol immigration checkpoints on Interstate 93 in Woodstock in August and September. *| Keep Reading at the Union … Continue reading

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NH’s drug monitoring program a mess

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A new audit finds that New Hampshire is falling short of its efforts to keep tabs on opioid prescription patterns. The Concord Monitor reports that a legislative audit finds the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program has been poorly … Continue reading

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Teen Killed in Goffstown Shooting a student at Memorial High

Girard at Large has learned that the person killed outside of the Ace Hardware store in downtown Goffstown was student at Manchester’s Memorial High School. | More at Girard at Large

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Dartmouth Liquor Ban, Sexual Assaults, and Drug Arrests

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s annual campus safety report for 2016 shows little change in most key crime statistics, except for a slight drop in arrests and internal sanctions for alcohol violations. The data show that sexual violence and substance abuse reports … Continue reading

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Plan For New Drug Rehab Center in Keene Draws Opposition

Neighbors of a proposed new residential rehab center in Keene are organizing to fight the project. They’re concerned it will create public safety issues and lead to crowding in the neighborhood, said attorney Joseph Hoppock, who’s representing the group. | … Continue reading

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New Ipswich residents distributing misbranded drugs from India

John E. Hayes, 53, and his wife, Plabplueng Hayes, 50, both pleaded guilty to conspiring to introduce misbranded drugs into interstate commerce, according to United States Attorney John J. Farley in a press release issued by U.S. Department of Justice … Continue reading

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Laconia police announce 28 arrests

LACONIA — Police said a warrant sweep that ended Thursday resulted in arrest warrants being issued for 16 people — mostly for drug charges. Seven were arrested and arraigned; another nine are at large as officials did not find them … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Man Sentenced for Laundering Proceeds from the Illegal Sale of Marijuana

BOSTON – A New Hampshire man was sentenced Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in federal court in Boston for laundering the proceeds from illegal marijuana sales. Douglas Mercier, 49, of Pelham, N.H., was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps Members to Come to N.H. to Fight Drug Crisis

Starting in November 16 AmeriCorps volunteers will be coming to New Hampshire to work with people fighting drug addiction in the state. These volunteers will serve as community health workers in Lebanon, Nashua and Strafford County. They’ll be tasked with … Continue reading

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MJ Decriminalization is Wrong Focus in Fight Against Addiction

Aren’t New Hampshire’s drug/addiction problems bad enough? How does decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana (MJ) reduce the number of addicts and associated costs? Decriminalization isn’t the answer to reducing our addiction problem. Lacking personal experience, I refer to President Obama’s … Continue reading

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