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Franconia Woman Pleads Guilty To Fentanyl Trafficking

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

          CONCORD, N.H. - Cassandra Chandler, 25, of Franconia, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley of the announced today.


          According to court documents and statements made in court, on March 18, 2017, after an investigation of Chandler's possession of drugs, law enforcement officers from the Franconia, Littleton, and Sugar Hill, New Hampshire police departments executed a search warrant for Chandler's apartment in Franconia, New Hampshire. In Chandler’s bedroom, within arm's reach of her bed, officers found approximately 48 grams of fentanyl.


          Chandler is scheduled to be sentenced on March 29, 2018.


          “Fentanyl and other deadly drugs are causing tremendous harm in New Hampshire,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Farley.  “I commend the work of the police officers in this case.  By getting this fentanyl off the streets, they may have saved several lives.”


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




Updated December 20, 2017

Drug Trafficking