Springfield woman waives extradition to New Hampshire to face heroin and bail jumping charges


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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION - A Springfield woman has waived extradition to New Hampshire and will be arraigned there early next month on charges of heroin possession and bail jumping.

    Jewel Breed, 24, whose last known address was on River Street in Springfield, was spotted September 15th at the intersection of Main and Park streets in Springfield by Officer Anthony Leonard who wanted to question her about a larceny case in which she is a suspect.

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    Officer Leonard said that while he was talking to Breed it was discovered that in early August police in Claremont had issued a nationwide warrant for her after she failed to show up at the Sullivan County Court in Newport.

    Breed was arrested on the spot and she subsequently waived extradition to New Hamsphire where she is now due to be formally arraigned on October 3rd in Newport.

    The heroin possession charge was filed against Breed by Charlestown Police Officer Denis O’Sullivan who explained in his report that he’d responded to the Tall Pines apartment complex because of a report of a suspicious looking person.  

    O’Sullivan wrote that when he arrived in the area just after midnight he spotted Breed walking along Lovers Lane Road and the officer said that he “noted she was having a difficult time standing still and had an abundance of what appeared to be ‘track marks’ on her arms,” which he took to be indications of intravenous drug use.

    After learning that the Lebanon Police Department had a warrant outstanding for Breed on a theft charge, O’Sullivan arrested Breed and searched her.

    Officer O’Sullivan reported finding “numerous needles and a dime-sized bag that contained suspected heroin,” on Breed and he wrote in his report that she allegedly admitted to him “that she used 6-to-10 bags of heroin a day.”

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