In some states, individuals who are convicted of DWI must have an alcohol ignition interlock device installed in their vehicles. Drivers blow into this device to test for intoxication in order to start the ignition. One man with such a device was recently arrested in New Hampshire on multiple charges related to drunk driving. He also allegedly had marijuana in his truck at the time police pulled him over.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in New Hampshire in connection with a convenience store robbery in Nashua. According to reports, the clerk was assaulted with a tire iron, and his attacker took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The man now accused of this crime must prepare a criminal defense for several felony charges, including first-degree assault, robbery and falsifying evidence. He potentially faces a lengthy prison sentence if he is convicted.
New Hampshire readers may be aware that our state legalized medical marijuana this past July. However, recreational use of marijuana is still illegal, and possessing or selling it can lead to drug charges. A 24-year-old Pelham man was recently arrested for drug dealing after allegedly selling medical-grade marijuana to an undercover officer for recreational use. Police believe he is part of a drug ring and expect to make more arrests.
A recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that more people died on New Hampshire roadways in 2012 than in 2011. This follows a national trend that saw a 3.3 percent increase in fatal car accidents. However, the NHTSA also stated that preliminary numbers for the first six months of this year show a 4.2 percent decrease in traffic fatalities compared to the same period last year.
Rochester parents understand that there's a certain amount of rebellion to be expected from their teenage children. But when the rebellion results in risky behavior, many parents will find that they need an experienced attorney to help them and their child successfully navigate the New Hampshire criminal justice system.
A growing problem substance abuse experts have been warning of over the past several years is that an increasing number of Americans are becoming dependent on prescription drugs. The dependence often begins with a physical ailment such as an injury to the lower back, the neck, an arm or a leg. The pain medications used to help patients with those injuries can often lead to addictions, and the addictions can eventually lead to legal problems.
Just 35 miles southwest of Rochester, a 58-year-old man was arrested in September in connection with a report of an attempted burglary. He was arrested a second time in Concord about a month later, police said.
Federal authorities have in recent months been acting to stop business on anonymous internet black markets where officials say illegal transactions routinely take place.
A Milton, New Hampshire, man was recently indicted on drug charges by a grand jury. The 34-year-old was arrested this past July and accused of selling heroin out of a mobile home, according to a report.
Not only can an experienced criminal defense attorney help clients present an effective defense, but a lawyer can also help clients from getting into hot water while they're at trial.
The New Hampshire graffiti case involving ethnic slurs and insults recently attracted some national media attention.
Rochester police officers recently arrested a former reporter for the Rochester Times on 13 criminal charges including a felony for falsifying physical evidence.