On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, an off-duty Lebanon Police Officer recognized a female subject in Home Depot and knew from previous contacts that she had outstanding warrants. Lebanon Officers arrived on scene and identified Marissa Rondeau, age 24, of West Lebanon, NH, and confirmed that she had three electronic bench warrants as well as a capias warrant from Belknap County.
With Rondeau was a male party, identified as Hallet Merrick, age 32, of Leeds, Massachusetts. Merrick was found to have an outstanding capias warrant from Grafton County Superior Court for failing to appear.
Both Rondeau and Merrick were arrested on their warrants. During a search of Rondeau’s belongings, Methamphetamine was found. Merrick was found to have $3,865 in cash, a folded up $100 bill, over 500 bags of suspected Heroin, and a .22 pistol on his person.
Rondeau was charged with Possession of Controlled Drugs, and two charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, all Class B Felonies. Rondeau was also processed on the three bench warrants and the capias warrant from Belknap County. Rondeau refused the services of a bail commissioner and was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections. Rondeau was issued a summons to appear in Grafton County Superior Court on November 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM.
Merrick was charged with the Possession of Controlled Drugs and Possession of Controlled Drugs with Intent to Sell; and Felon in Possession of Dangerous Weapon, all Class B Felonies. Merrick was also processed on the capias warrant out of Grafton County Superior Court. Merrick refused the services of a bail commissioner and was transported to the Grafton County House of Corrections, pending arraignment in the Grafton County Superior Court.
Authorized by: Chief Richard R. Mello