3 charged with trafficking drugs following 3-month police investigation

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MANCHESTER, NH — Police arrested three people Nov. 12 following a three-month investigation into heroin and crack trafficking in the city.

The Manchester Police Special Enforcement Division, along with New Hampshire State Police Narcotics Investigations Unit on Thursday arrested the targets of the investigation:  Brenda Plourde, 50, Gary Poulin, 31, both of 331 Lake Ave., and Josue Ramos Fula, 43, of 336 Lake Ave. All three were arrested at their respective residences after search warrants were executed at 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

Members of the Manchester Police SWAT team assisted in executing the search warrants.

Both Plourde and Poulin were arrested inside of the second-floor apartment. Plourde was arrested and charged with sale of a narcotic drug. She allegedly sold crack cocaine (.9 grams) to an undercover officer during the three-month long investigation.

Poulin was arrested on scene and charged with two counts possession of a controlled drug (heroin and suboxone) inside of the apartment. He was found to be in possession of a suboxone strip and .8 grams of heroin. They were taken into custody without incident. Plourde was released on $5,000 cash/surety and Poulin was released on $10,000 cash/surety bail. They each have  probable cause hearings scheduled at the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester on Nov. 24, 2015.

Ramos-Fula was located inside of his Lake Avenue apartment and charged with sale of a controlled drug (crack) for allegedly selling to an undercover State Trooper during the investigation. He was arrested on the State Police warrant and appeared in the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester on November 12.

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