SALEM, NH (CBS) – A Salem, New Hampshire woman is facing charges after police say she was trading drugs for stolen merchandise from a suspect in dozens of area burglaries.
Rita Cooper, 48, was charged with receiving stolen property and drug possession with intent to distribute.READ MORE: First Snow Of Season A Hopeful Sign For Businesses That Rely On Winter Weather
Officers raided Cooper’s Main Street residence on Tuesday.READ MORE: Doctors: Plenty Of Time To Get COVID Booster Shot Before Holidays
Detectives say they recovered thousands of dollars of stolen jewelry and a significant amount of heroin.MORE NEWS: Skier Triggers Avalanche On Mount Washington
Police say the burglaries took place in Salem, Derry, Auburn, and Londonderry. The investigation is ongoing and there could be additional arrests and charges.