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New Hampshire residents face litany of charges

As it does everywhere else, life here in Rochester ebbs and flows. Sometimes a person gets into trouble and simply doesn't have the knowledge or experience needed to work their way out of their problems. Instead, they get in deeper and the problems get tougher to unravel from one another.

That might be what's going on in the life of a Manchester woman, 29. She was arrested last Friday on a felony drug possession charge, as well as for misdemeanor receiving stolen property.

After being released on a personal recognizance bail, she was arrested the very next day, accused of simple assault on her boyfriend at a motel.

When she was arraigned yesterday, prosecutors asked to have her bail on the initial cocaine possession and stolen property charges revoked. They asked that she be kept in custody until she goes to trial.

The Union Leader reported that motion will be heard today.

Another Manchester woman is in a similar situation. The 37-year-old was out on bail when she allegedly committed another half-dozen violations of the law.

She faces charges of shoplifting, falsifying physical evidence, felony possession of a controlled substance (Xanax without a prescription), disorderly conduct (two counts), simple assault and resisting arrest.

In an unrelated matter, a 48-year-old man did not enter a plea in Manchester's Circuit Court on a burglary charge. He's accused of trying, with a group of people, to enter another man's apartment though a window.

One in the group reportedly carried a handgun.

When the apartment resident discovered the alleged attempted burglary, the defendant shouted at him and threw snowballs at him, challenging the resident to "come out," the newspaper reported.

All three of the defendants face incarceration if convicted on the serious charges they now face.

All three would benefit from a detailed analysis by an experienced criminal defense attorney of the evidence, charges and potential penalties, as well as an assessment of whether it's better to fight the charges at trial or negotiate now.

Source: Union Leader, "Manchester CrimeWatch: City woman arrested in assault," Jan. 13, 2014

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