Seabrook New Hampshire Woman Sentenced For Conspiring To Smuggle Drugs Into Rockingham County Jail
CONCORD, NH- Lynette Maryea, 31, of Seabrook was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 66 months in prison and three years of supervised release following her conviction for conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute and unlawful distribution of controlled drugs into the Rockingham County House of Corrections, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.
The investigation began in September, 2009, when the Rockingham County Sheriff arrested two individuals who were attempting to smuggle “slugs” of prescription pills, including Oxycodone and Suboxone, along with tobacco into the prison.
The investigation revealed that from July through September, 2009, Maryea conspired with a number of other individuals to smuggle drugs and contraband into the jail by delivering the drugs and tobacco to inmates working at the Rockingham County Nursing Home. Those inmates would secrete the slugs in their bodies until they returned to the jail. Upon entering the jail they would deliver the drugs and tobacco to other inmates who would then distribute the drugs and tobacco inside the jail. Maryea and fifteen other individuals were arrested on December 17, 2009, at the conclusion of the three month investigation.