Embed Code Copied

Feb 23, 2016 3:42 PM

Police: Man had chemicals and explosives, meth made in Danville mobile home park


DANVILLE - Police say they found explosives and evidence that methamphetamines were being manufactured at a home in the Cotton Farm mobile home park.

Property owner Mathew Starble, 32, was arrested and charged in connection with the discovery of the explosive devices, chemicals and drug paraphernalia found on Monday night.

Police say they determined there was no immediate threat to neighbors, but the N.H. State Police Bomb Squad was notified and responded.

Police say their investigation was prompted by a report from a neighbor who said the suspect was using a chemistry set to make meth. Danville police and the Rockingham County Drug Task Force and representatives from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency investigated.

In addition to finding evidence of the illegal manufacture of narcotics, police say they found chemicals and components used in the manufacture of explosive devices.

Starble was taken into custody for possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of felony possession of an "infernal machine."

He was taken to the Rockingham County jail where he was being held on $50,000 cash bail.

--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --



Must Read on NH1.com

Concord, NH
Broken Clouds 37°
12pm 38°
1pm 39°
2pm 40°
3pm 41°


N.H. DollarSaver

 Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - Hearing on SB 9, a bill to strengthen rape victims’ privacy rights

Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. - Hearing for Gov. Sununu AG nominee Gordon MacDonald

Tuesday, 7 p.m. - Trump gives remarks for Senators and their spouses



NH1 on Facebook

Download NH1 App

NH1 on Twitter

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome