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500 Bags of Heroin Reportedly Seized, Says LPD


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One Arrested, One Wanted for Alleged Drug Sales

On May 23, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Lebanon Police Patrol Bureau received a tip regarding individuals at a local hotel allegedly selling heroin from their hotel room. Lebanon Patrol officers responded and made contact with the occupants of the room, identified as Mary Rose Dimauro, age 34, of New London, NH, and Angel L. Tua, age 26, of Springfield, MA, said Lebanon Police Chief Richard Mello in a press release. 

Based on observations made by the investigating officers, a search warrant was sought and granted by the Lebanon District Court authorizing a search of the hotel room, said Mello. Officers subsequently allegedly located, and seized, approximately 500 bags of heroin packaged for sale, inside the room, along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 

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Dimauro was subsequently arrested and charged with Possession of Heroin with the Intent to Sell, a Class B Felony. Dimauro was later released on $2,000 Personal Recognizance Bail with a court date of June 11 in the Grafton County Superior Court. 

Tua is currently wanted on the charge of Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell, resulting from this investigation. Tua’s last known address is in Springfield, MA, and his whereabouts are currently unknown. Anyone with information on Tua’s location is asked to contact the Lebanon Police Department at 603-448-1212, or information can also be submitted anonymously to its Tip Line, 603-448-CLUE,  or online at LebanonNH.gov/CLUE.

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