Man Arrested as Result of Opioid Overdose Investigation


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Incidents Remain under Investigation

Between Friday, August 17,  and Sunday, August 19, the Lebanon and Hartford Police Departments responded to near fatal opioid overdoses. As a result, the Lebanon Police Department, assisted by the Hartford, VT, Police Department, investigated the source of the drugs involved in these overdose incidents, the Lebanon Police Department said in a statement. 

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On Sunday, August 19, the Lebanon Police Tactical and Containment Team, assisted by Lebanon Patrol and Detective Units, executed a search warrant at 15 Pinetree Lane.  

According to Lebanon Police Chief Richard Mello, "As a result of evidence seized during the search, Evan Antonellis, age 24, of West Lebanon, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled or Narcotic Drug, a Class B Felony. He was later released on $2,000 Personal Recognizance bail. He is due to appear in the Grafton County Superior Court on August 30, 2018."

Mello said that these incidents "are still under investigation; anyone with information should contact the Lebanon Police Detectives at 603-448-8805, or may submit information anonymously at LebanonNH.gov/CLUE or by calling 603-448-CLUE."

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