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Manchester man held on $1 million bail after Nashua bust

By PAUL FEELY
New Hampshire Union Leader

August 22. 2017 9:25PM

Anthony Farmer of Manchester, above left, was arrested Monday and charged with armed robbery, possession of a controlled drug with the intent to distribute, and being a felon in possession of a dangerous weapon. Evidence in the case is shown in the photo above right. (COURTESY Nashua PD)

NASHUA — Police arrested three men — including one from Manchester whose bail was set at $1 million — on drug and weapons-related charges following a narcotics investigation by state and local officials.

According to police, Anthony Farmer, 24, of 121 Hanover St. in Manchester was arrested Monday and charged with armed robbery (handgun), possession of a controlled drug with the intent to distribute — approximately 48 grams of cocaine, 29 grams of crack cocaine, 233 grams of marijuana — and being a felon in possession of a dangerous weapon (handgun).

Farmer was arraigned Tuesday and is being held on $1 million cash or surety bail.

Aaron Sperow, 25 of 8 Abbott St., Nashua was arrested and charged with armed robbery (handgun) and being a felon in possession of a dangerous weapon (handgun). Sperow was arraigned on Tuesday and is being held on $500,000 cash or surety bail.

Raymond Perez, 18, of 26 Eleventh St., Nashua, was arrested and charged with armed robbery. Perez was also arraigned on Tuesday and is being held on $250,000 cash or surety bail.
Nashua police seized two handguns, crack cocaine, cocaine, marijuana and cash as evidence following the arrests.

Lt. Brian Kenney said the department's Narcotics Intelligence Division, Traffic Enforcement Unit and Problem Oriented Policing Unit helped make the arrests as a result of an investigation conducted by Gate City police and members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives into the possession, sale and distribution of firearms and narcotics in Nashua.

pfeely@unionleader.com


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