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Reference: Narcotics Search and Arrest

Date of Release: May 20, 2005

On May 20, 2005, the Portsmouth Police Department Special Investigations Unit along with members of the Bureau of Patrol Services executed a search at the address of 579 State Street apartment number 2. This search was pursuant to a search warrant, which had been issued by the Portsmouth District Court earlier in the evening.

As a result of this search a quantity of marijuana was located along with other items used in the possession and sale of marijuana.

The following individual was arrested:

Mark D. Lynch
579 State Street Apartment number 2
Portsmouth, NH
Date of Birth 03.23.60

For the criminal offenses of:

One complaint of Possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute Two complaints of Sale of controlled drug

This arrest and search of the Lynch residence is the culmination of a five-month investigation into the criminal activity of Mark Lynch within the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

There were no injuries resulting from this search and arrest.

Lynch was released on $5,000.00 personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in the Portsmouth District Court on June 13, 2005.

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 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500