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Plymouth Couple Pleads Guilty To Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy

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

            CONCORD – United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced that Steven Moore, 36, and Samantha Merrifield, 35, both of Plymouth, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl.

           Court filings and statements made in court established that Moore and Merrifield arranged to sell approximately 50 grams of fentanyl to an undercover police officer on October 10, 2018.

           Moore and Merrifield will be sentenced on March 27, 2019.           

          “Fentanyl distribution is a problem throughout the Granite State,” said U.S. Attorney Murray. “We will remain vigilant to ensure that law enforcement confronts drug dealers wherever they choose to engage in their illegal and dangerous trade.”

          The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Georgiana L. Konesky.



Updated December 18, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 18-249