Woman Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor


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Arrest Follows Lengthy Investigation

Claremont Police Chief Mark T. Chase announced Tuesday afternoon that after a four-month investigation, Claremont Police Detectives arrested, on April 6, Angela Heino, 40, of Claremont, NH.

According to Chase, Heino is charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor contrary to RSA 639:3, and one count of Duty to Report contrary to RSA 169-C:29.

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The statement released by Chase said that the “Complaints allege that Ms. Heino endangered the welfare of a 13-year-old child by providing and/or allowing the child to consume alcohol, tobacco and marijuana.  It is further alleged that Ms. Heino had reason to believe that the child was the victim of Felonious Sexual Assault and failed to report it to the New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth and Families.” 

The investigation was conducted in conjunction with the New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth and Families, as well as the Child Advocacy Center of Grafton and Sullivan Counties at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, said Chase.

Heino was released on $3,000 personal recognizance bail, pending her arraignment on May 21, in the 5th Circuit Court – District Division – Claremont.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Colby D. Casey at (603)542-7010 or e-mail ccasey@claremontnh.com.  

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