Police: Men were selling fentanyl on Haverhill walking trails
Police said a New Hampshire man with an outstanding arrest warrant out of Lawrence District Court for trafficking fentanyl was allegedly selling the same potent narcotic to customers he arranged to meet on recreational trails in the Millvale Reservoir and Winnekenni Park areas of Haverhill.
Police said the many walking trails that meander through both recreational areas are heavily used by adults and children.
When the man was arrested on Millvale Road along with his alleged driver, police seized 141.3 grams of fentanyl along with a handgun and two, loaded high-capacity magazines that he said he bought for his protection.
Police charged Joshua Smith, 29, of 6 Spring View Terrace, Plaistow, and Jordan Polizzotti, 27, of 27 Pine Road, North Hampton, New Hampshire, with trafficking in fentanyl, conspiracy to violate drug laws, possession of a loaded firearm, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of