Kayla Montgomery
Police & Fire

Wife of missing girl’s dad arrested for welfare fraud – cashed in on food stamps for child who wasn’t there

This charge alleges that between  December 2019 and June 2021, Kayla Montgomery obtained over $1,500 in food stamp benefits  by failing to remove Harmony Montgomery from Kayla’s family account with NH DHHS  Division of Family Assistance, and continuing to collect food stamp benefits for Harmony,  despite the fact that Harmony was no longer living with Kayla and Kayla’s husband, Adam  Montgomery.  READ MORE

Police & Fire

Father of Harmony Montgomery arrested, charged with second-degree assault, child endangerment

Adam Montgomery,  31, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was arrested on January 4, 2022, in Manchester. Montgomery’s arrest was pursuant to an arrest warrant for one charge of felony second-degree assault arising from 2019 conduct against Harmony Montgomery, age 7, as well as one misdemeanor charge of interference with custody, and two misdemeanor charges of endangering the welfare of a child pertaining to Harmony Montgomery. READ MORE

Government

NH joins $573M settlement with McKinsey & Co. for role in ‘turbocharging’ opioid epidemic with Purdue, others

New Hampshire will receive $3,332,762 over five years from the multistate settlement.  Under a state law enacted last year, the proceeds from this settlement will be deposited into a fund that will be used to abate problems caused by opioids. This is the first multi-state opioid settlement to result in substantial payment to the states to address the epidemic. READ MORE