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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Former Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Sell Fentanyl

            CONCORD – Craig Wiggin, 44, formerly of Rochester, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to one count of conspiracy to sell fentanyl, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, in July 2021, Wiggin conspired with other individuals to sell approximately 225 grams of fentanyl to an individual cooperating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and to an FBI Task Force Officer, who was acting in an undercover capacity as a drug customer. The drug sales occurred at various locations in Rochester, New Hampshire.

            Wiggin is scheduled to be sentenced on February 23, 2023.

            The case is being investigated by the FBI’s New Hampshire Major Offender Task Force and the New Hampshire State Police’s Narcotics Investigations Unit. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer C. Davis.

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Topic(s): 
Opioids
Drug Trafficking
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Press Release Number: 
22-137
Updated November 15, 2022