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Police: Probation officers find drugs, weapons in Concord woman’s apartment

Michelle Leclerc, 40, of Cherry Street in Concord, was arrested on charges of probation violation, posession of controlled drugs and a dangerous weapon charge earlier this month after her probation officer found heroin, drug paraphenilia and a large knife during a check. A subsequent search of the home turned up more drugs and a pair of brass knuckles.

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Michelle Leclerc, 40, of Cherry Street in Concord, was arrested on charges of probation violation, posession of controlled drugs and a dangerous weapon charge earlier this month after her probation officer found heroin, drug paraphenilia and a large knife during a check. A subsequent search of the home turned up more drugs and a pair of brass knuckles. Courtesy

A 40-year-old Concord woman faces drug and weapons charges following a visit to her apartment by state probation officers.

When probation officers visited Michelle Leclerc at her 12 Cherry St. apartment Aug. 19, they found a plastic bag in her bedroom containing a brown substance thought to be heroin, as well as a large folding knife, according to a Concord police press release. She was taken into custody on charges of violating probation, possessing controlled drugs and being a felon in possession of a weapon.

Concord police detectives subsequently obtained a search warrant and returned to the apartment, where they reported finding more than $2,000 in cash, 43 grams of heroin, 14 grams of marijuana and five Suboxone strips. According to the press release, detectives also found a pair of brass knuckles, 11 smoking devices “typically used for smoking crack cocaine” and several scales.

Leclerc was charged Friday with an additional weapons charge and new charges of possessing drugs and possessing drugs with intent to sell, according to the police.

Lt. Timothy O’Malley said Leclerc was ordered held on $8,000 cash bail in concord’s district court yesterday, pending a court hearing Thursday, with another hearing scheduled for Sept. 4.

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