Nashua man arrested on drug allegations

Nashua police cite ‘extensive investigation’ in arrest of alleged dealer

Nashua police photo Joseph Croft, age 30, of 42 Vine Street, Nashua

NASHUA – Police said Tuesday the department’s “extensive investigation” into the sale of heroin throughout Nashua led to the arrest of a 30-year-old city man.

Joseph Croft, of 42 Vine St., was arraigned Tuesday in Hillsborough County Superior Court-South on two felony counts of sale of a controlled drug heroin, police said.

Croft, who waived formal arraignment, was held on $10,000 cash or surety bail.

Police said members of the department’s Narcotic Intelligence Division issued a warrant for Croft’s arrest shortly before he was taken into custody.

Nashua residents who have any information about illegal drug activity are urged to call the department’s Narcotics Hotline at 594-3597, or go to Any questions can be directed to Lt. Brian Kenney at 594-3591 or Sgt. Matthew DiFava at 589-1639.

Dean Shalhoup can be reached at 594-1256, or at or @Telegraph_DeanS.