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For Immediate Release
January 8, 2016
For more information contact:
Trooper Aaron Richards
(603) 223-8492

Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin

At approximately 10:45 PM on January 7th, 2016 Trooper Aaron Richards of the New Hampshire State Police Troop-B was on patrol in the City of Manchester when he conducted a motor vehicle stop for defective equipment. The vehicle was identified as a 2014 Silver Ford Focus. Trooper Richards identified the operator as: Gary Fitzgerald, 37, of Manchester, New Hampshire.

Fitzgerald was found to have his license privileges under suspension for Driving While Intoxicated. During a search of Fitzgerald, a bag of heroin was located in his left coat pocket. During a search of the vehicle, approximately 19 smaller bags of heroin were located within the vehicle which packaged for resale. Fitzgerald was subsequently arrested and charged with Operating after Suspension, Transporting Drugs in a Motor Vehicle as well as Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.

He is due to appear in Manchester District Court on March 14, 2016 at 8:00am.

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