For Immediate Release
June 27, 2019
Concord, NH – New Hampshire Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young and the United States Drug Enforcement Administrator Special Agent-in-Charge Brian D. Boyle announce that six individuals were arrested as a result of a multi-month, joint cross-border drug trafficking investigation between the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office and the DEA along with the assistance of other federal, state and local agencies.
On Thursday, June 27, 2019, search warrants were executed in Haverhill and Lawrence, Massachusetts, and Bedford and Ashland, New Hampshire. The six individuals who were arrested are:
Mr. Muniz, Ms. Cartagena Toro and Mr. Betancourt are being held in Massachusetts at the Middleton House of Correction pending extradition.
The charges resulting from this investigation will be prosecuted by, Senior Assistant Attorney General Danielle Sakowski and Assistant Attorney General Jesse O'Neill.
The following agencies were involved in this successful investigation: New Hampshire Attorney General's Office, United State Drug Enforcement Administration, Ashland Police Department, Bedford Police Department, Haverhill (Massachusetts) Police Department, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Manchester Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, New Hampshire Department of Corrections, New Hampshire State Police, Pelham Police Department, Plymouth Police Department, and United States Homeland Security Investigations.
The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
New Hampshire Department of Justice
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