LACONIA — A local man has been sentenced to time in the House of Correction after pleading guilty to two drug possession charges.

David Paul, 52, of Manchester Street, in Laconia, pleaded guilty in Belknap Superior Court Wednesday to a charge of possession of fentanyl and a separate charge of possession of cocaine.

Judge James D. O’Neill III sentenced Paul to two concurrent one-year sentences in the Belknap County Corrections facility. The judge suspended three months of the sentence on condition of good behavior and that Paul complete a comprehensive, multiphase counseling and treatment program — called CORE — for inmates with substance about problems.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.