Alleged drug dealer arrested in Rite Aid parking lot with 24 grams of heroin

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Terrence Jackson
Terrence Jackson

MANCHESTER, NH – An alleged heroin dealer was arrested May 5 in a drug store parking lot after a special investigation unit had reason to believe he was on his way to Massachusetts to pick up more heroin.

Terrence Jackson, 22, of Manchester, was charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute; violation of bail. He was  additionally charged with sale of a controlled drug, stemming from a previous undercover drug buy.

At about 6:30 p.m. the Manchester Police Special Enforcement Division, Special Investigations Unit, stopped Jackson in the parking lot of Rite Aid, 270  Mammoth Road.

Detectives had an ongoing case with Jackson and had received a tip that he would be traveling to Lawrence, Mass., so he could pick up some heroin before returning to Manchester.

Detective’s set-up surveillance on Jackson and conducted a motor vehicle stop in the pharmacy parking lot. He was operating a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta.

24.5 grams of heroin allegedly seized from Jackson's vehicle by police.
24.5 grams of heroin allegedly seized from Jackson’s vehicle by police.

Jackson was arrested without incident and taken to police headquarters. A search during the arrest revealed Jackson was in possession of 24.5 grams of heroin.

Police confirmed that Jackson was the victim of a 2013 shooting on Orange Street.

The sale of a controlled drug charge stemmed from an April 15 incident where Jackson allegedly sold one gram of heroin to an undercover officer. He was scheduled to appear in the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester on May 6, 2015.


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