FARMINGDALE, MAINE: Multiple Arrests Made Following Discovery of Nearly 7 LBS of Cocaine in Jeep
Multiple men have been arrested following the discovery of fentanyl, meth and nearly seven pounds of cocaine in Farmingdale, Maine.
According to an article published by WMTW News 8, a deputy with the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office made a traffic stop on Maine Avenue in Farmingdale on Friday night.
During the stop, there was probable cause to conduct a search of the vehicle. Following the search, deputies were able to uncover upwards of 10 ounces of deadly fentanyl, 14 grams of meth, and about 6.5 pounds of cocaine. In addition to the drugs, deputies say they found more than $23,000 in cash inside the vehicle.
According to WMTW, two men were arrested following the discovery. One man is from Maine and the other was from New York.
David N. Maldonado, 29, from New York, but with no specific address, was charged with two counts of aggravated trafficking in cocaine and violation of conditional release.
Gene Northup, 58, of Maine, but with no specific address, was charged with unlawful trafficking in methamphetamine and unlawful possession of cocaine.
All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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