N.H. Police Arrest Wilmington Man for Steroid Distribution
Mark C. Ferrara allegedly had large amounts of pill and liquid steroids and HGH, and large amounts of cash.
A Wilmington man was arraigned on Tuesday in New Hampshire on $50,000 cash bail after he was arrested for allegedly possessing a large amount of steroids with the intent to distribute.
According to a press release by the Rockingham County Sherriff’s Department in New Hampshire, Mark C. Ferrara, 23, of 5 Hobson Ave., in Wilmington, was arrested at about 2:45 p.m. on Monday.
Police said Ferrara told undercover agents that he possessed Human Growth Hormone and Anabloic Steroids at about 2:30 p.m. that day. Soon after, officers pulled Ferrara over on Route 125 in Brentwood, N.H.
During a search of the vehicle, police said they found 8,000 steroids in pill form, 1,090 milliliters of liquid steroids, hypodermic needles, and about $1,100 in cash.
Wilmington Police then conducted a search of Ferrara’s home and discovered $47,000 in cash, 360 milliliters of HGH and steroids, and about 200 hypodermic needles, police said.
Police said the arrest was part of a three-month investigation by the Rockingham County Sherriff’s Office Drug Task Force along with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the CBI in Lowell, and police departments in Wilmington, Kingston, N.H., Plaistow, N.H., and Somersworth, N.H.
According to the release, the street value of the steroids was about $35,000.
As a result of the arrest, Ferrara was arraigned on Tuesday on the charges of Possession of Controlled Narcotic Drugs with Intent to Distribute.