Suspected NH drug dealer indicted for possession of carfentanil, heroin, fentanyl and meth
CONCORD — A man has been indicted on multiple drug charges involving methamphetamine, heroin and other substances.
Acting U.S. Attorney John J. Farley announced Tuesday that Justin Gauthier, 39, formerly of Northfield, has been indicted on charges that he unlawfully possessed methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil with the intent to distribute, and also for the possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
According to the indictment, on Aug. 5, 2016, Gauthier unlawfully possessed quantities of methamphetamine and fentanyl with the intent to distribute. The indictment also said that on March 16, 2017, Gauthier possessed quantities of methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil with the intent to distribute.
Gauthier is also charged with possession of seven firearms in relation to a drug trafficking crime.
Gauthier faces a possible maximum sentence of 20 years on the drug trafficking charges and a mandatory minimum five-year sentence for the firearms, which must be served consecutively to any term of imprisonment imposed for the drug charges.
He is scheduled to be arraigned in federal court at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.