Police: Search warrant nets 2 drug arrests, 3rd NH man wanted
MANCHESTER — Police arrested two men Wednesday and are actively seeking a third after an investigation into the sale of crystal methamphetamine.
Manchester police said around 5:15 a.m. they executed a search warrant at 47 Linden St. after an investigation led them to believe crystal methamphetamine was being sold from the residence.
Once inside, police said they arrested two individuals and seized 28.3 grams of crystal methamphetamine, worth about $1,500, over $1,500.00 cash and over $2,500 worth of assorted gold and silver.
Police arrested Tony Pickard, 54, of Manchester, and Maurice Groulx, 52, of Manchester, on separate warrants.
Pickard was arrested on a sale of controlled drug warrant from Manchester police while Groulx was arrested on a warrant from another department. Police did not have an available mugshot for Groulx.
Police said Pickard is scheduled to appear in the Manchester district court Thursday.
Police said they are actively searching for another target of the Linden Street investigation, Paul Bennett, 54, who was not home at the time of the raid. Bennett is described as being 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes.
Bennett has two drug-related warrants, and anyone who may know of his location is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711 or Manchester Crimeline 603-624-4040.