Milford Man Pleads GuiltyTo Drug Trafficking Charges
CONCORD, N.H. – Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced that Harry Bolton, 63, of Milford, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in federal court today to 11 counts of cocaine distribution.
According to court filings and statements in court, Bolton sold cocaine to a cooperating individual on 11 separate occasions. The transactions occurred at locations in Bedford, Goffstown, Milford, Weare, and Wilton, New Hampshire. Bolton is the president of Milford & Company Motorcycle Club.
A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for February 1, 2018.
“The U.S. Attorney’s Office is working each day with our law enforcement partners to combat drug trafficking in New Hampshire,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Farley. “Those who choose to sell drugs in the Granite State will be held accountable for their conduct.”
“This case is another great example of our continued efforts to disrupt and dismantle the criminal behavior of outlaw motorcycle gangs, which can promote illicit drug trafficking and bring violence into our neighborhoods,” said Harold H. Shaw, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division. “I'm proud of the hard work and long hours the members of the FBI's Safe Streets Gang Task Force put into this case. We are committed to working as a law enforcement team and maximizing our resources in order to protect the citizens of the Granite State."
The case was investigated by the FBI New Hampshire Safe Streets Gang Task Force, which is comprised of the FBI, the New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire Probation and Parole, and the Police Departments of Hudson, Manchester, and Nashua. This case was supported by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). The OCDETF program is a federal multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional task force that supplies supplemental federal funding to federal and state agencies involved in the identification, investigation, and prosecution of major drug trafficking organizations.