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DEA nabs 10 in drug sweep

NASHUA – What police are calling a “coordinated round-up” of people suspected of involvement in the local and regional drug trade resulted in 10 arrests late last week.

Members of the Nashua Police Department’s Narcotics Intelligence Division and its Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) Unit teamed up with New Hampshire-based agents Drug Enforcement Administration agents for the operation, police said.

The arrests, police said, were the result of “extensive investigations into the distribution of illegal drugs in Nashua.”

Officials remind anyone who has any information regarding illegal drug activity in Nashua to call the department’s Narcotics Hotline at 603-594-3597, or go to www.nashuapd.com.

Those arrested, and their charges, follow:

• Adrianna Dion, 30, of 160 Chestnut St., Nashua. One count, criminal liability to the sale of a controlled drug (heroin), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• James Watson, 25, of 57 Tyler St., Apt. 305, Nashua. Three counts, sale of a controlled drug (heroin), felony. Arraignment held.

• Dominic Washington, 54, of 40 Chestnut St., Nashua. One count each, falsifying physical evidence; and possession of a controlled drug (crack cocaine), felonies. Arraignment held.

• Jessica Nyman, 37, of 51 Simpson Mill Road, Pelham. Two counts, sale of a controlled drug (cocaine), felonies. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• Stephanie Dumas, 29, of Nashua. One count, possession of a controlled drug (Suboxone), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• Jeano Plante, 27, of 29 Greeley St., Apt. A, Nashua. One count, sale of a controlled drug (crack cocaine), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• Brenda Selles, 49, of 26 Railroad Square, Apt. 3, Nashua. One count, sale of a controlled drug (crack cocaine), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• John Lemery, 36, of 72 Lock St., Apt. B, Nashua. One count, possession of a controlled drug (heroin), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• Casey Vigeant, 35, of Nashua. One count, sale of a controlled drug (heroin), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 5 arraignment in Superior Court.

• Juan Mejia, 54, of 45 Congress St., Apt. 3, Nashua. One count, possession of a controlled drug (cocaine), felony. Released on personal recognizance bail, pending Dec. 12 arraignment in Superior Court.

Dean Shalhoup may be reached at 594-1256, or at dshalhoup@nashuatelegraph.com.