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Colebrook Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Methamphetamine Near a School

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire

            CONCORD - Michael R. Haynes, 39, of Colebrook, pleaded guilty in federal court to distribution of methamphetamine within a school zone, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today. 

            According to court documents and statements made in court, on February 15, 2019, Haynes sold methamphetamine to an individual who was cooperating with law enforcement officers.  The sale occurred within 1,000 feet of an elementary school.

            Haynes is scheduled to be sentenced on May 8, 2020.

            “Methamphetamine presents a growing threat to people throughout New Hampshire,” said U.S. Attorney Murray.  “Communities in all parts of our state have been impacted. In order to maintain public safety, we will continue to work closely with our law enforcement partners to identify and prosecute those who distribute this dangerous drug.”

           This matter was investigated by the DEA, with assistance from the Colebrook Police Department, the New Hampshire State Police, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission’s Division of Enforcement and Licensing, and the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Charles Rombeau and John S. Davis.


Updated January 31, 2020

Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 20-018