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Hillsboro resident indicted in Superior Court on Antrim drug charge

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Thursday, May 04, 2017

A Hillsboro resident has been indicted in Superior Court after allegedly being in possession of 18.5 grams of marijuana in Antrim last November. 

Avery Grady, 22, was recently indicted on a charge of possession of a controlled drug with the intent to dispense by the Hillsborough Superior Court, North in Manchester.

Grady was allegedly found to have the marijuana in his possession on Nov. 3, 2016. Court documents say that Grady was in possession of multiple bags of marijuana. 

The marijuana charge is a class B felony, punishable by three and a half to seven years in prison and up to a $4,000 fine. 

Braxton Garcia, 19, of of Washington, was indicted on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking, resulting from a Jan. 10 incident in Bennington.

Garcia allegedly “purposely exercised unauthorized control over a firearm… with a purpose to deprived the owner thereof,” according to the indictment. 

The class A felony is punishable by seven and a half to 15 years in prison and up to a $4,000 fine. 

Garcia was also indicted on four other charges – receiving stolen property, two charges of criminal threatening with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest or detention – stemming from an incident occurring on the same day in Hillsboro. 

— By Nicholas Handy