Pair of Gale Ave. residents arrested on drug charges

LACONIA — After what police describe as an investigation lasting eight months, a man and woman were arrested on drug charges around 2 p.m. yesterday at a home on Gale Avenue.

Roger R. Perkins, 31, of 209 Edgewood Road, Methuen, Massachusetts and 23 Gale Avenue, Laconia was charged with two counts of possession of a narcotic drug with intent to distribute. He refused bail and will be arraigned in the Fourth Circuit Court—Laconia Divisionb this morning.

Windyann M. Plunkett, 30, also of 23 Gale Avenue was charged with one count of possession of a controlled drug. She was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned in Fourth Circuit Court—Laconia Division on May 8.

Police said that the investigation remains ongoing and ask anyone with information that could assist officers with their inquiries to contact the Laconia Police Department at 524-5252 or call the Greater Laconia Crime Line at 524-1717.