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Reference: Arrest of CHARLES HANSEN Age 17

Date of Release: November 14, 2005

Reference: Arrest of CHARLES HANSEN Age 17

On November 9, 2005, Portsmouth Police arrested:

CHARLES HANSEN
150 Pinehurst Rd.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
DOB 09/13/88
Age 17

The arrest was made by the High School Resource Officer, Corey MacDonald at Portsmouth High School for alleged drug dealing in the cafeteria. The drug in question was Oxycodone, a narcotic analgesic often prescribed to combat post surgery pain.

Charles Hansen is charged with the following offenses:

Five counts of Sale of a Controlled/Narcotic Drug RSA 318-B 2,I
Two counts of Possession of a Controlled/Narcotic Drug Marijuana RSA 318-B 2,I

The sale of a controlled drug is a class A felony, punishable by 7 - 15 years in prison and a fine. Possession of a controlled drug marijuana is class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine.

Five other high school students are facing school administrative action for consumption of the drugs Mr. Hansen is charged with distributing.

The Portsmouth Police Department and the administration of the Portsmouth Senior High School maintain a zero tolerance policy towards drug possession and distribution. Violators of this policy will be arrested in addition to facing school administrative penalties.

If you have information about this case, or drugs in the high school please contact the School Resource Officer, Det. Corey MacDonald at (603)610-7548, or if you wish to provide an anonymous tip, you can call Crime Stoppers at (603)431-1199 or (207)439-1199.

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