Nov 3, 2015 10:06 AM

NH State Police confiscate 2,750 doses of heroin, more drugs, cash after fake ID investigation

MANCHESTER - An investigation into man police said was using a stolen identity led to the seizure of a large amount drugs.

Valentin Delo Soto Perez, 47 of Bani, Dominican Republic, was arrested after a six-week investigation. Police said he was using the alias of Miguel Angel Sanchez Caraballo, age 54 in Manchester, NH.

After executing a search warrant, Soto Perez was caught with 55 fingers of heroin, two bricks of cocaine, individually packaged bags of cocaine, scales, Percocet, marijuana, and $56,820.

Soto Perez

Police said he had obtained a N.H. driver's license, registrations, and vehicle titles from the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles. Police also found more documents in the Sanchez Caraballo name.

In all, the amount of drugs seized were valued at about $40,000, police said.

2,750 individual doses of heroin were taken.

Soto Perez was charged with identity theft, unsworn falsification, possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute, and being a felon in possession of a dangerous weapon.

He was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Manchester.

The New Hampshire State Police – Troop G was assisted by members of the New Hampshire State Police – Troop B, Manchester Police Department, FBI Gang Task Force, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call (603) 223-8778.


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