Based on information provided by residents in the Springfield St area, Detective Aaron Blanco of the Lawrence Police Street Narcotics Unit was conducting surveillance in the area. He observed a red Mercedes with New Hampshire plates occupied by three males acting suspiciously. Shortly thereafter, Detective Blanco observed what he believed to be a drug transaction. After following the vehicle for several blocks Detective Blanco radioed dispatch and asked for marked patrol units to assist with the motor vehicle stop. Officers Zach Taylor and Jose Gonzales arrived to assist with the stop. Upon obtaining consent to search the vehicle, Officer Taylor and Detective Blanco located narcotics and other drug paraphernalia.
Deshon Stone age 24 of Concord, NH, Jerry Turner age 34 of Loudon, NH, and Kevin Folsom age 30 of Concord, NH were arraigned in Lawrence District Court and charged with drug possession.