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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Franconia Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking

            CONCORD – Jeffrey Bacon, 27, of Franconia, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today.

             According to court documents and statements made in court, on March 18, 2017, law enforcement officers from the Franconia, Sugar Hill, and Littleton, New Hampshire police departments executed a search warrant for the defendant's apartment in Franconia, New Hampshire. In that apartment, officers found approximately 48 grams of fentanyl.      

            Bacon is scheduled to be sentenced on  September 12, 2018.

            “Fentanyl continues to pose a very serious threat to the health and safety of the citizens New Hampshire,” said U.S. Attorney Murray.  “The U.S. Attorney’s Office is committed to working with our law enforcement partners throughout the Granite State to identify and prosecute those who are distributing this deadly drug.  This case shows that this dangerous drug can be found in all parts of our state.”

            This matter was investigated by the Franconia Police Department, with assistance by the Sugar Hill and Littleton Police Departments.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Dronzek.

 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
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Press Release Number: 
18-094
Updated May 30, 2018