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Second arrest made in connection with drug case in Rochester

By JOHN QUINN
Union Leader Correspondent

January 28. 2014 10:43AM
CHRISTY HANSCOM 

DEVON SMITH
ROCHESTER - The girlfriend of a Lafayette Street man was arrested Monday after police say she assisted in growing marijuana out of their shared apartment.Christy Hanscom, 29, of 7 Lafayette St., was charged with felony manufacture of a controlled drug.Hanscom, who was released on $2,500 personal recognizance, is scheduled to appear in court for an arraignment March 3.On Thursday, her boyfriend, Devon Smith, 22, of 7A Lafayette St., was charged with felony manufacture of a controlled drug and misdemeanor possession of property without a serial number.As a result, police obtained a warrant and seized multiple marijuana plants and growing paraphernalia along with a sawed-off shotgun with the serial numbers obliterated.Smith was arraigned Saturday and remains in Strafford County Jail in Dover on $10,000 cash bail. Possession of property without a serial number is a Class A misdemeanor, which could result in up to a year in jail.


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