The Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Maine Public Radio
Maine Public Classical
Man From Ellsworth Arrested After Drug Raid at Home
01/25/2013 8:45 AM ET  

Maine drug agents said they have arrested a man from Ellsworth and seized heroin with an estimated street value of $11,000 from his home.

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Ellsworth police searched the home of Matthew Wright late Wednesday evening.

Agents seized more than 330 retail bags of heroin, $2,100 in cash and two handguns, one of which was loaded.

Agents also seized approximately forty grams of another substance that has not yet been positively identified.

Wright was charged with aggravated trafficking in heroin and taken to the Hancock County Jail. Bail is set at $2,500 cash and his initial court appearance is scheduled for Feb. 21.

The investigation continues and police said more charges and more arrests are likely.


(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Become a Fan of the NEW MPBNNews Facebook page. Get news, updates and unique content to share and discuss:

Recommended by our audience on Facebook:
Copyright © 2016 Maine Public Broadcasting Network. All rights reserved.