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Drug Task Force Makes Raid on North State Street

Man arrested for allegedly dealing heroin.

The drug task force made a raid on North State Street on July 31, 2013. Credit: Courtesy
The drug task force made a raid on North State Street on July 31, 2013. Credit: Courtesy

New Hampshire State Police and the drug task force were called to North State Street around noon on July 31, for a drug raid, according to witnesses.

Five cruisers showed up and troopers in bulletproof vests, ski masks, and dogs, moved into one of the apartments. Witnesses reported that dogs were trampling through the building and tenants were told to stay in their apartments. The task force officers allegedly tore through the man’s apartment, according to tenants. 

After seeing a journalist at the scene, an officer with knowledge of the raid reported that the apartment that was raided was that of an alleged heroin dealer, Jason Sfara, 39, who was being arrested and charged. The officer requested that pictures of the task force members not be taken during the action. At around 12:45 p.m., task force members left the scene. 

Sfara is no stranger to being arrested. 

On July 27, Sfara was arrested in Salisbury, Mass., on substance possession and possession of unlawful fireworks, according to the Newburyport Daily News. In 2011, Sfara was arrested on felony theft and theft by deception charges at the Shell Station on Loudon Road.

Concord NH Patch will update this story when more information becomes available.

HollyAres July 31, 2013 at 01:49 PM
Oh, boy do I just LOVE it when the drug busts happen practically in view of my home.
Mark Cook July 31, 2013 at 02:49 PM
All that for one idiot Heroin dealer? I'm surprised Manchester's armored vehicle wasn't brought up.
Cazzie July 31, 2013 at 04:18 PM
He is well-known by the police. He was arrested in Florida for a slew of charges. The worst part is he will probably be out on PR bond before dark. http://www.arrested.io/florida/cape-canaveral/jason-m-sfara/2634288
Shannon Gardner July 31, 2013 at 07:18 PM
So when is this loser FINALLY going to jail FOR GOOD?

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