Published DateGILFORD — A local man was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail yesterday after being arrested over the weekend on outstanding warrants for possession of methamphetamine.
Michael T. Townsend, 42, of 6 Dinsmore Point Road allegedly had meth in his possession on January 28, 2013 that was found by a police officer who has stopped him at a service station, according to complaints obtained from the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division.
Police said Townsend was driving a white Kia after his driver's license had been suspended two days earlier.
During a routine search for weapons, police said he purposely attempted to destroy a pill so as to interfere with the search.
Townsend is charged with one felony count of falsifying physical evidence, one felony count of possession of methamphetamine, and one misdemeanor count of driving after revocation,