On January 5, 2019 at approximately 12:52AM, Lebanon Police Sergeant Michael Wright encountered a male subject on High Street after investigating a suspicious vehicle he had observed. During the encounter, the male became resistive and subsequently fought with officer.
Several Lebanon patrol officers responded to assist and the male was eventually taken into custody after a prolonged struggle. He was identified as Nicholas Currier, age 40, of Springfield, NH.
An investigation revealed that Currier was in possession of Methamphetamine as well as a syringe and glass pipe. Currier is charged with Possession of a Narcotic Drug, A Class B Felony, along with Resisting Arrest and Simple Assault on a Police Officer, both Class A Misdemeanors. He was also charged with Driving While Intoxicated, a Class B Misdemeanor.
Currier was processed and released on Personal Recognizance bail and will be arraigned before the Grafton County Superior Court on January 21, 2019.
Authorized by: Chief Richard R. Mello