56-year-old woman caught in Bristol drug bust

BRISTOL — A 56-year-old woman one count of possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute after police executed a search warrant at her Sugar Hill Road home.

Chief Mike Lewis said yesterday that Elizabeth French was arrested on Monday at 8:30 p.m. and appeared before Judge Thomas Rappa of the 2nd Circuit Court, Plymouth Division yesterday.

He said she is being held in the Grafton County Jail on $25,000 cash-only bail Should she post bail, Lewis said there must be a hearing to determine the source of the money.

Lewis said French's arrest comes after a lengthy investigation. He said two pound of marijuana, equipment commonly associated with packing drugs, an undisclosed amount of cash, and some oxycodone were seized. He said police also confiscated cells phones and computers.

Lewis said the investigation is still ongoing and he said French could face additional charges and there may be more arrests.