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Maine man facing heroin charge in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH - A Kittery, Maine, man is being detained on $10,000 cash only bail on drug offenses, including selling heroin in Portsmouth.

Detectives arrested Christopher Riley, 19, of 17 Moore St., Wednesday night on one count each of sale of heroin and possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute, both felonies.

Police said he already was out on bail from Portsmouth for possessing heroin and falsifying evidence. As a result, he also was charged with breach of bail and criminal contempt.

Riley also is out on bail out of Methuen, Mass., where he was charged with possessing heroin.

He was arraigned Thursday in 10th Circuit Court, Portsmouth District Division, where bail was set at $10,000 cash only. He is to return to court on March 10 for a probable cause hearing.


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