On January 1, 2018, Lebanon Police received a call from a concerned citizen regarding suspicious activity and possible drug use at an apartment building in West Lebanon. Investigation led to the arrest of Sarah Peterson, age 52, of White River Junction, Vermont for Possession of the Controlled Drug Marijuana with the Intent to Sell, a Class B Felony, and two Class A Misdemeanors for Stalking. The Stalking charges were the result of a Protective Order barring Peterson from being within 300 feet of the protective party, which she was violating. She refused bail and was held at the Grafton County House of Corrections until an arraignment on January 2, 2018.
Timothy Dobson, age 32, of West Lebanon, NH, formerly of South Carolina, was also arrested on a Class B Felony charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm. During the investigation, Dobson was found in possession of a shotgun. He was released on $7,500 personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned at the Grafton County Superior Court on January 16, 2018.