New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
September 17, 2018

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications

Arrest of Frank W. Mansfield of Conway for Sale of Cocaine

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, Wolfeboro Police Chief Dean Rondeau, and Tuftonboro Police Chief Andrew Shagoury announce that following a joint investigation conducted by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Drug Task Force and the Wolfeboro Police Department, in conjunction with the Tuftonboro Police Department, has resulted in the arrest of Frank W. Mansfield, age 38 of Conway, New Hampshire, on eight counts of sale of cocaine, and one count of possession of cocaine with intent to sell, each a class A felony.

Mr. Mansfield was taken into custody Monday, September 10, 2018, during a motor vehicle stop on Governor Wentworth Highway in Tuftonboro which was conducted by officers from the Wolfeboro and Tuftonboro Police Departments. A subsequent search of the residence in Tuftonboro where Mr. Mansfield had been staying temporarily resulted in the seizure of an additional quantity of cocaine, two AR-15 type rifles, and a handgun.

Mr. Mansfield was arraigned on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the Carroll County Superior Court and was ordered held without bail.

The investigation remains ongoing.

The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and Mr. Mansfield is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

The mission of the Attorney General's Drug Task Force's is to enforce the laws under RSA 318-B and to provide leadership, cooperation, coordination, and support to all local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in combating the drug crisis in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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Telephone: 603-271-3658