Wolfeboro N.H. – A Wolfeboro man’s failure to use his blinker ended up with him in cuffs on drug charges. According to Wolfeboro Police an officer pulled over 30-year-old Andrew Morrill Tuesday morning around 7:10 after he failed to use his turn signal. During the course of the brief stop, the officer noticed that the driver was behaving suspiciously and suspected that there may be drugs in the vehicle. After getting consent to search the vehicle. The officer found what appeared to be Heroin inside the vehicle. When asked, Morrill admitted that the white powdery substance was indeed Heroin, and was arrested on scene.
Morrill is being charged with transporting drugs in a motor vehicle possession of heroin. The transporting charge is a class B misdemeanor and carries with it a sixty (60) day loss of license, plus a monetary fine; the possession of heroin charge is a class B felony in New Hampshire and is punishable by upwards of three (3) to seven (7) years in the State Prison, plus a monetary fine.
Mr. Morrill was arrested and processed without incident and transported directly to the Carroll County House of Corrections where he was bailed into his own recognizance. A court date of 2 September 2015 in the Ossipee Circuit Court has been issued.
Captain Rondeau, executive officer for the Wolfeboro Police Department said “…right now Heroin is a grave concern within our community, and this arrest, so early in the morning, reflects just how easily this drug is transported over our State and local highways. Any time we can remove drugs, potentially impaired, or soon to be impaired drivers from our roadways, we improve the safety and security of our towns and highways.”