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Strafford County sheriffs seize thousands in cash, illegal drugs

Union Leader Correspondent

November 13. 2017 12:10PM


Shanie Froehling

DOVER — Strafford County Drug Task Force officials seized drugs and $10,861 in cash during arrests in the past month.

Granite Shield operations yielded several arrests, in which officers confiscated 65 grams of heroin/fentanyl, 35 grams of cocaine, methamphetamine, suboxone, crack cocaine, butane honey oil and marijuana.

David Morancy, 58, of 23 Chapel St., Dover, was charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute. Police said a search of that address found fentanyl, cocaine, crack cocaine, suboxone, marijuana and butane honey oil.

Officers also said they found cash.

Capt. Heather Cote of the sheriff’s office said further charges are expected against Morancy.

Keith Colado, 43, of Dover, was charged with possession of cocaine and fentanyl.

Jeff Diprizio, 35, of Rochester, was charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine.

Shanie Froehling, 27, of Somersworth was charged with two counts of selling heroin and possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute. Police also arrested John Froehling, 32, on three warrants for failure to pay child support.

Cote said future indictments for others involved are expected.

Police ask anyone with information related to drug activity in Strafford County to call the Drug Task Force at 516-7145.

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