News Release: April 7, 2014

April 8, 2014 in Logs by Sharon Duffy

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The Canaan Police Department made seven (7) arrests over the weekend of April 4-April 6.

The arrests on Friday April 4, 2014 were

  • Operating after suspension
  •  Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

The arrests on Saturday April 5, 2014 were

  • Taking a vehicle without owner’s consent, Operating after suspension, Electronic bench warrant, Criminal Trespass, Possession of a controlled drug with intent to sell
  • Resisting Arrest or Detention, transporting alcoholic beverages
  • Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (minors in vehicle)

The arrests on Sunday April 6, 2014 were as follows:

After conducting an investigation, Officers of the Canaan Police Department applied for and were granted a search warrant for a residence located at 52 Maple Road in Canaan.

During the execution of the search warrant, Canaan Police seized:

  • 44 Grams of Heroin, street value $11,000
  • 13.5 Grams of Cocaine street value $ 1,700
  • 5.8 Ounces Marijuana street value $ 1,450
  • Numerous Oxycontin tablets street value $2,250
  • Suboxone
  • Multiple firearms, including semi-automatic rifles
  • Drug packaging equipment to include razor blades, baggies and scales
  • Marijuana growing equipment

Estimated drug street value $16,400

The following individuals were arrested at the scene:

CHARLES A. NEILY, 31 years old of Canaan, NH

  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Hydrocodone
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Anabolic Steroids
  • Possession of Suboxone

GERION D. SILVA, 39 years old of Danbury, NH

  • Possession of Heroin
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Oxycontin

Neily and Silva were held at the Grafton County House of Corrections on $10,000 cash only bail. They were arraigned in the 2nd Circuit Court – District Division Lebanon on Monday April 7, 2014 where a judge continued the bail at $10,000 cash each and additional charges are pending.

The Canaan Police Department was assisted by the New Hampshire State Police Troop.

Authorized: Samuel W. Frank II, Chief 603.523.7400

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