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Date: May 25, 2008

Reference: Drug arrests

On Saturday May 24, 2008 at approximately 4:30 PM, members of the Portsmouth Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit along with units of the Patrol Division arrested four people involved in the sale of Crack Cocaine within Portsmouth.

The following individuals were arrested:

Moses Ehiabhi
Date of birth 05-30-88
59 Summer St. #1
Dorchester, MA
Sale of a narcotic drug
Possession of a narcotic drug with intent to distribute
Resisting arrest
No Bail – May 27 Court Date

Chuck Parker
Date of birth 01-09-81
16 Akron St. #206
Boston, MA
1 Count of endangering the welfare of a child
Bail - $5000.00 PR, June 23 Court Date

Simone Stevens
Date of birth 11-16-06
16 Akron St. #206
Boston, MA
2 Counts of endangering the welfare of a child
Bail - $2000.00 PR, June 23 Court Date

James Wooten
Date of birth 07-31-63
770 Cummins Highway #19
Mattapan, MA
Possession of drugs in a motor vehicle
Bail - $5000.00 PR, June 23 Court Date

Seized during the arrest was over $600.00 worth of Crack Cocaine and $400 cash.

While Mr. Ehiabhi resisted arrest, two detectives suffered minor injuries. Mr. Ehiabhi had to be subdued by the use of a Taser.

At the time of the arrests, a minor child and an infant were present and were subsequently cared for by the Portsmouth Police Departments Family Services Division.

This follows an ongoing investigation by the Special Investigations Unit into the illicit distribution of drugs in the Seacoast and Portsmouth in particular.

Anyone with any further information about this or any other drug activity is asked to call the Special Investigations Unit of the Portsmouth Police Department at 436-2511, or they can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 431-1199 or 207-439-1199.



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