New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
July 9, 2020

Contact:
Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications
kate.giaquinto@doj.nh.gov | 603-573-6103

Danielle H. Sakowski, Senior Assistant Attorney General
danielle.sakowski@doj.nh.gov | (603) 271-3671

Meghan C. Hagaman, Attorney

Jonathan Folds Sentenced to 14-28 years in State Prison for Drug Sales and Related Offenses

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Deputy Drug Task Force Commander Michael Forti announce that today, Jonathan Folds, age 30, of Bartlett, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty and was sentenced by the Carroll County Superior Court to a total of 14-28 years in the New Hampshire State Prison for selling drugs to an agent of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Drug Task Force and related crimes.

Specifically, Mr. Folds pleaded guilty to two counts of sale of a controlled drug, subsequent offense, one count of possession of a controlled drug with the intent to sell, subsequent offense, one count of falsifying physical evidence, and one count of felon in possession of a firearm.

The charge of possession with intent to sell heroin arose as the result of a search warrant executed at Mr. Folds' residence in Bartlett in October of 2016. On this charge, Mr. Folds was sentenced to serve 10-20 years in the New Hampshire State Prison with 1 year of the minimum suspended conditioned upon no positive urine screens.

Mr. Folds also sold heroin in a quantity of five grams or more to an agent of the Drug Task Force in September and October of 2016. On these charges, Mr. Folds was sentenced to serve 4-8 years in the New Hampshire State Prison. The prison sentences are to be served concurrent to one another, but consecutive to his sentence on possession with intent to sell, subsequent offense.

During the execution of the search warrant at his residence, evidence supporting a charge of falsifying physical evidence and felon in possession of a firearm was discovered. On each of these charges, Mr. Folds was sentenced to 3½-7 years in the New Hampshire State Prison. These charges are to be served concurrent to one another and the other charges.

As part of this investigation, led by the Drug Task Force, over 39 fingers, or approximately 390 grams, of heroin were removed from circulation in New Hampshire.

The investigation and resolution of this case was the result of the collaborative efforts of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office, the Drug Task Force, the Conway Police Department, the Bartlett Police Department, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, and the Field Services Office of Carroll County.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658