Weapons, drugs confiscated in Belmont

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BELMONT – The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announced the arrest of Corey Sinclair, 41, of Belmont, and the confiscation of numerous weapons and suspected drugs following a home inspection on Wednesday night.

Probation Parole Officers received information indicating that Sinclair was involved in illegal activity, including possessing weapons and drugs.

Based on the information provided, probation parole officers conducted a home inspection with the assistance of a NHDOC K-9 investigation team.

The Belmont Police Department was requested to assist NHDOC Probation Parole Officers and the NHDOC Investigator along with K-9 “Bonny,” to quickly and safely access and secure the home.

The search found dozens of weapons and numerous bags of suspected drugs, including three handguns, five rifles, 40+ knives, brass knuckles, and rifle magazines.

It was later determined that the firearms are realistic looking airsoft guns.

Sinclair was arrested and transported to the Belknap County Jail for violations of probation where he awaits his initial court appearance.

Additional criminal charges against Sinclair are expected, including felon in possession of dangerous weapons and drug-related charges.

The Department of Corrections thanked the Belmont Police Department for their assistance.

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