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Police Bust Heroin Ring, Seize Guns and Drugs

Fourteen firearms and various drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized

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    Police Bust Heroin Ring, Seize Guns and Drugs
    Katherine Underwood/NECN
    Police in seized drugs and guns following a bust in Keene, New Hampshire.

    Eight people were arrested and firearms and drugs seized when police broke up a heroin trafficking ring in Keene, New Hampshire, this week.

    The U.S. Attorney's Office said 14 firearms and "significant quantities" of heroin and cocaine were found at one Keene residence.

    Those arrested range in age from 28 to 56 and are from Richmond, Winchester, and Keene, New Hampshire, as well as Lawrence, Massachusetts. The charges range from unlawful distribution of heroin to conspiracy and possession.

    • Ross Gould, 28, of 61B Prospect St., Richmond, New Hampshire, was arrested for unlawful possession of heroin.
    • Jamie Hilow, 29, of 15 High St., Winchester, New Hampshire, was arrested for unlawful possession of heroin.
    • Jaclyn Hilow, 29, of 15 High St., Winchester, New Hampshire, was arrested for unlawful possession of heroin.
    • Jason Daigle, 38, of 79 Prospect Hill Road, Richmond, New Hampshire, was arrested for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin.
    • Brandon Rivers, 29, of 49-51 Howard St., Keene, New Hampshire, was arrested for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin.
    • Jonathan Cruz-Marte, 32, of 52 Howard St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, was arrested for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin.
    • Felix Portes, 56, of 227 Bailey St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, was arrested for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin.
    • Pedro Pena, 37, of 125 Chestnut St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, was arrested for distribution of heroin.

    The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Hampshire, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations, the New Hampshire Attorney General's Drug Task Force, the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Explosives, New Hampshire State Police, Keene Police, Richmond Police and Salem Police. Members of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Marshals Service also assisted in making the arrests.

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