Press Release: April 27, 2016

April 29, 2016 in Logs, News by Sharon Duffy

CANAAN PROSTITUTION ARRESTS

This week, Canaan Police Officers began a prostitution investigation. In less than twenty-four hours, Canaan Police Officers arrested three men for prostitution. In each case, the men contacted undercover officers and offered to pay money for various sexual acts.

On Monday April 25, 2016 Canaan Police

Officers arrested Matthew E. Laramie, age 48 of Grantham, New Hampshire for one count of prostitution.

On Tuesday April 26, 2016 Canaan Police

Officers arrested Peter G. Bloomfield, age 55 of Enfield, New Hampshire for one count of prostitution.

Later in the evening, officers arrested Alan R. Lane, age 49 of Sharon, Vermont for one count of prostitution. After executing a search warrant of Lane’s vehicle, he was also charged with possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, a Class A Misdemeanor and Acts Prohibited – Possession of Oxycodone, a Class B Felony.

The prostitution charge is a Class B

Misdemeanor and they were each released on $7,500 personal recognizance bail with an arraignment scheduled for Monday July 11, 2016 in the 2nd Circuit Court- Lebanon.

The Canaan Police Department is committed to these types of investigations, as prostitution is a major component of human trafficking and drug use.

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AUTHORIZED – SAMUEL W. FRANK, II CHIEF OF POLICE 603.523.7400

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Matthew E. Laramie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter G. Bloomfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alan R. Lane

Press Release: April 11, 2016

April 12, 2016 in Logs, News by Sharon Duffy

POSSESSION OF COCAINE WITH
INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE ARREST

On Sunday April 10, 2016 the Canaan Police
Department conducted an investigation regarding
the sale of cocaine in Canaan.
As a result of the investigation, Canaan Police
Officers arrested Morgan Hallstead, Age 29 of
Canaan, New Hampshire and Clifford G.
Lavanture, Age 28 of Canaan, New Hampshire
for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell.
Hallstead and Lavanture were each held at the
Grafton County House of Corrections on $10,000
cash bail. Their arraignment is scheduled for
Monday April 11, 2016 in the 2nd Circuit Court –
District Division – Lebanon.
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AUTHORIZED – SAMUEL W. FRANK, II
CHIEF OF POLICE

603.523.7400

 

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Press Release: March 31, 2016

April 1, 2016 in Logs, News by Sharon Duffy

michael_w_wrightOn Wednesday March 30, 2016 the Canaan

Police Department, in conjunction with the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, arrested Michael W. Wright, Age 34, of Canaan, New Hampshire for two (2) felony counts of

Sales of a Controlled Drug – Methamphetamine.

Wright was held at the Merrimack County House of Corrections and will be arraigned on Thursday March 31, 2016.

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AUTHORIZED – SAMUEL W. FRANK, II

CHIEF OF POLICE

603.523.7400