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

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Plaistow Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charges

            CONCORD – Corey Buckley, 42, formerly of Plaistow, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, law enforcement officers investigated leads into the defendant’s alleged drug trafficking and ultimately obtained a federal search warrant for his Plaistow residence.  During the May 2022 search, investigators found approximately 1.1 kilograms of a substance that as later confirmed to be cocaine in the kitchen of the residence.  Other indicia of drug trafficking, including a ledger, a scale, approximately $50,000 and two firearms was also located.  Buckley has been detained since his arrest following the execution of the search. 

            Buckley is scheduled to be sentenced on May 18, 2023.

            This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police and the Haverhill Police Department.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Charles L. Rombeau, with assistance from Assistant United States Attorney Robert Rabuck on the forfeiture portion of the case.


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Updated February 2, 2023