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News Release

For Immediate Release
February 19, 2010

Senior Assistant Attorney General Jane E. Young
Criminal Justice Bureau Chief
(603) 271-3671 or (603) 545-9282

Arrest of Jonathan Tanguay for Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Images

Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announces that a joint investigation by the NH Attorney General's Office, the NH State Police, and the Carroll County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of:

Jonathan Tanguay (37)
1027 Hurricane Mountain Road
Bartlett, NH
DOB 7/16/71

on Friday, February 19, 2010. Mr. Tanguay has been charged with (4) counts of possession of child sexual abuse images in violation of RSA 649-A:3. Each charge is a Class A Felony punishable by a maximum of 7½ to 15 years in prison. Mr. Tanguay is a Selectmen for the Town of Bartlett, NH.

Mr. Tanguay was arraigned at Conway District Court earlier today and his bail was set at $50,000 cash or corporate surety. A probable cause hearing has been scheduled for March 2, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.

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