Morse Demands Action By Federal Delegation Against Surge of Lethal Substances in Granite State

January 7, 2024

Salem, NH - Senator Chuck Morse, New Hampshire's longest-serving Senate President, demands NewHampshire Federal delegation call upon Joe Biden to take action in securing our southern and northern borders and stop the influx of deadly drugs into our Granite State.

"Not even a week into 2024, and already our law enforcement prevented the sale of pound ofMethamphetamine and more than five grams of pressedFentanyl here in New Hampshire," stated Senator Morse."I am incredibly proud of the Salem Police Department andCaptain Jason Smith for orchestrating such a significant narcotics arrest, but equally disturbed to see this growing trend of dangerous drugs coming into New Hampshire.

"It's time President Biden take responsibility for the lethal crisis he welcomed to our United States, and for our federal delegation to demand action to protect our Granite State.

"I'm calling upon Senator Shaheen, Senator Hassan, Representative Pappas and Representative Kuster to demand immediate action by Joe Biden in closing our borders and addressing the national drug crisis facing our communities."


An investigation into the sale of Methamphetamine andFentanyl led to a significant seizure and arrest on Friday afternoon in Salem. Salem Police narcotics detectives and members of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) arrested a male subject on Pleasant Street attempting to sell a pound of Methamphetamine and more than 5 grams of pressed Fentanyl pills. The Salem Police Department arrested Luis Enrique Guerrero Martinez, age 30, with a last known address in Lawrence, MA.