PD nets seven arrests in latest Granite Shield operation
City continues crackdown to combat opioid crisis in state
NASHUA – City police busted seven people as part of the latest operation on Granite Shield, the ongoing effort to combat drug activity in New Hampshire.
Nashua received approximately $250,000 to fund Granite Shield investigations this year, part of a state-wide effort to combat the opioid addiction crisis that has gripped the state. Not all of the people arrested Thursday are directly implicated with dealing opioids, some are arrested on various drug or property crimes typically associated with the illegal drug trade.
These people arrested are:
* Anthony Hannon, 49, of 14 D St., charged with felony counts for sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and possession of oxycodone hydrochloride. He’s also charged with the felonious use of a firearm, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Hannon will face enhanced penalties for being found in possession of over ÃÂÃÂ½ ounce of cocaine.
* Marques Stanford, 29, of 39 Anvil Drive, charged with one felony count of possession of crack cocaine. He’s also charged with a misdemeanor for operating without a license.
* Christopher Kerr, 49, of 22 Central St., charged with a felony for allegedly growing marijuana.
* Jennifer Dustin, 42, of 29 Dunloggin Road, arrested on a warrant charging her with possession of a controlled drug.
* Korey Brown, 24, of 7 Eric Avenue, charged with felony possession of heroin.
* Anthony Molnar, 35, of 3 Burns Hill Road, Apt. 32 Hudson, charged with felony possession of heroin.
* Miguel Ortiz, 23, of 10 Badger St., and charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
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