Three Penobscot County males had been arrested Tuesday and charged with trafficking cocaine.
Chase Kane, 28, of Bangor, Benjamin Hughes, 28, of Brewer, and Hayden Taylor, 30, of Brewer had been caught as the results of investigation over a number of months by the U.S. Postal Investigation Service, Maine Drug Enforcement Company and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, in response to the MDEA.
Investigators had been wanting into suspected cocaine distribution all through Penobscot County and elsewhere after they recognized Kane as a suspect.
Early Tuesday morning police stopped a car pushed by Kane on Interstate 95 simply north of Newport. Hughes was a passenger within the car.
Police searched the car and located 4 kilos of cocaine, which the MDEA estimated as having a avenue worth of greater than $200,000. Kane and Hughes had been arrested and delivered to the Penobscot County Jail the place they had been charged with Class A, aggravated trafficking in schedule W medication (cocaine). The cost was aggravated due to the quantity of medicine, in response to the MDEA.
Kane had been on bail and was moreover charged with violating circumstances of his launch.
After the arrests, police searched 315 Griffin Street in Bangor, the place they seized extra unlawful medication, weapons and money. In the course of the search, they arrested Taylor who was discovered with a backpack containing cocaine, $3,000 in suspected drug proceeds and a loaded semi-automatic handgun, which he was prohibited from carrying as a result of he’s a convicted felon, in response to the MDEA.
Taylor was arrested and delivered to Penobscot County Jail the place he was charged with Class A, aggravated trafficking in schedule W medication and possession of a firearm by a prohibited particular person.
All three had been anticipated to make an preliminary look on the Penobscot County Unified Prison Courtroom in Bangor on Wednesday.