A search warrant for a Bucksport residence lately turned up roughly 2 kilos of fentanyl and greater than $30,000 in suspected drug proceeds.
A search warrant for a camp on Toddy Pond on the Gus Moore Street in Penobscot, a Hancock County city, was executed on the night of July 13, following a monthslong investigation by the Maine State Police, Maine Drug Enforcement Company and the Bucksport Police Division into the distribution of scheduled medication all through Hancock County, in accordance with Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Division of Public Security. Whereas looking the residence, officers recovered roughly 1.5 kilos of fentanyl and roughly $30,000.
Christopher Warford, 34, and Jamie Ward, 37, each of Bucksport have been arrested on July 13 and charged with Class A aggravated trafficking in Schedule W medication, in accordance with Moss. Each Warford and Ward have been transported to the Hancock County Jail, and each are being held on $50,000 money bail.
Jessica Adams, 35, of Verona Island was arrested on July 13 on a cost of Class A aggravated trafficking in Schedule W medication, however was launched from the Hancock County Jail after bail was set after which waived.
On July 15, a automobile from Massachusetts was stopped on Interstate 95 in Hampden in reference to the drug trafficking investigation, Moss stated. After a search warrant was executed, officers recovered a further half pound of fentanyl, and an investigation decided that the automobile had been en-route to the Bucksport camp that had been searched earlier within the week.
In whole, 1 kilogram, or 2.2 kilos, of fentanyl have been recovered by investigators.
Braile Hernandez Perez, 25 of Methuen, Massachusetts, and Maykel Antonio Arias Aybar, 28, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, have been arrested and charged with Class A aggravated trafficking in Schedule W medication. Each Perez and Aybar have been transported to the Penobscot County Jail, the place they’re being held on $50,000 money bail, in accordance with Moss.
An ongoing investigation has been opened by the Maine DEA, Maine State Police and Bucksport Police Division.