A Manchester Man With Criminal Charges Dating Back To 2007 Is Now Facing Federal Drug Charges
MANCHESTER, NH - Thomas Holland, 37 of Manchester has been indicted on three counts of distribution of fentanyl. Holland was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Manchester according to U.S. Attorney Jane Young.
The charge of drug distribution provides for a sentence up to 20 years in prison, at least a three-year term of supervised release, and a maximum fine of $1,000,000. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and statutes which govern the determination of a sentence in a criminal case.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is leading the investigation. Valuable assistance was provided by the Manchester Police Department and the Nashua Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Heather A. Cherniske is prosecuting the case.
In 2007 entries in the New Hampshire court system indicated Holland began facing charges multiple times related to possession or distribution of drugs.
In 2017 Holland was involved in a shooting in Manchester which led to a search of a building by Manchester Police SWAT, he was eventually arrested and charged faced several felony charges including felon in possession of a dangerous weapon, first-degree assault with a firearm, second-degree assault, and reckless conduct with a deadly weapon.
In 2020 Holland was given a suspended sentence for the felon in possession charge, and the other charges were nolle prossed.
The details contained in the charging documents are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
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