Man who allegedly ran illicit drug operation out of Laconia storage unit facing nearly a centuries worth of sentences after indictments
LACONIA — A man who was allegedly running his own illicit drug store from a commercial rental space on Province Road has been indicted by a Belknap County grand jury for 13 separate drug counts.
Tobey Comeau, 37, who is being held in the Belknap County Jail, is being prosecuted by the N.H. Attorney General's Office and could face up to 89 years in state prison if he is convicted on all 13 counts.
Comeau faces five counts of possession with intent to sell methamphetamine, one count of possession of anxiety medication, two counts of possession of steroids and two counts of possession with intent to sell steroids, two counts of possession with intent to sell pain killing narcotics and one count of possession of painkillers.
Affidavits obtained from the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division, say that Laconia Police applied for a received a search warrant for his storage unit and cars at 505 Province Road. They were assisted by Concord Police, where Comeau was living at the time, and the N.H. State Police.
On him, police allegedly found $2,500 and in a search of his car found methamphetamine, steroids, pills that were at the time unidentified, a digital scale, radio equipment, GPS tracking device, and a handgun.
When told Laconia Police would be searching his storage unit on Province Street, he told them they would find a gun near a printer and a shotgun. He said he wasn't sure if there were any drugs there.
Police affidavits said they found several cameras facing inside and outside, counter surveillance equipment and a bag of methamphetamine.
Comeau is being held on $200,000 cash-only bail. At the time of his arraignment in May the affidavits for the search warrants were sealed by the circuit court judge.