Nine people were arrested and $25,000 in drugs and cash seized in a series of drug raids in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Thursday afternoon.
The joint operation between Manchester Police and New Hampshire State Police was aimed at apprehending drug dealers operating within the city, and involved undercover detectives purchasing illegal drugs over the past several weeks.
The drug raids began around 4 p.m. Thursday when officers simultaneously executed search warrants at apartments on Central Street, Lake Avenue and Pine Street. Police said the Central Street address had more than 21 people inside, all of whom appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The raids resulted in the seizure of 128 grams of crack cocaine with a street value of $13,000, 17.8 grams of heroin with a street value of $1,400, 6.5 grams of marijuana with a street value of $100, 7 Alprazolam pills with a street value of $70, 15 oxycodone pills with a street value of $105 and $9,099 in cash.
Those arrested were:
- Khamin Todd, 29, of Manchester, on charges of being a fugitive from justice out of New York City, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession of a controlled drug.
- Vienna Rivera, 29, of Manchester, on a charge of sale of a controlled drug (heroin).
- Courtney Barrett, 43, of Manchester, on a charge of sale of a controlled drug.
- Jose Agosto Guerrios, 19, of Manchester, on a charge fo possession of a controlled drug (marijuana).
- Charleyann Martin, 25, no fixed address, on an electronic bench warrant.
- Jessica Michaud, 32, no fixed address, on two non-drug related warrants.
- Warren James Helm, 29, no fixed address, on non-drug related warrants from another agency.
- Sandra Quintanilla, 38, of Manchester on a charge of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.
- Angel Rodriguez, 26, on charges of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and sale of a controlled drug (heroin).
Quintanilla was released on $5,000 cash bail and is set to return to court on Sept. 9. Agosto Guerrios was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and will return to court on Oct. 9. The other seven who were arrested were scheduled to appear in court on Friday.