2 Homes, 2 Searches for Drugs and 2 Arrests in Littleton
LITTLETON — An investigation Feb. 23 into possible drug trafficking led to two arrests.
Rachel Pluchino, 38, of Littleton, was driving a vehicle leaving a home at 166 Main St. when police stopped her. They arrested heron a capias warrant out of Rockingham County Superior Court.
Littleton Police Department secured room 20 at the residence and received consent to search the property for evidence of drug sales and possession.
Officers found fentanyl, digital scales, packaging material and U.S. currency that was the proceeds of drug sales, police said.
Pluchino was held at Grafton County House of Corrections and later transported to Rockingham County on their warrant.
An arrest warrant was granted for Pluchino and she later turned herself into the Littleton Police Department on Feb. 28. She was charged with possessing a quantity of fentanyl in excess of 5 grams and also the sale of a controlled drug.
Pluchino was held on $10,000 cash bail and transported back to Grafton County House of Corrections.
The search of 166 Main St., led to another search at 70 Sampson Road on Feb. 24.
Police found fentanyl and Richard Goodwin, 27, was arrested and charged with possession of fentanyl in excess of five grams.
Goodwin was released on personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to be arraigned at Grafton County Superior Court on Monday.