4 arrested in Farmingdale heroin bust

April 18, 2013, 7:13 am


FARMINGDALE, Maine (AP) — Maine authorities have arrested four people in what police are calling one of the biggest heroin busts in central Maine in recent memory.

Police say a search at a Farmingdale home on Tuesday netted 116 grams of uncut heroin with an estimated street value of more than $50,000. Kennebec County Sheriff Randall Liberty says investigators also seized 57 oxycodone pills worth $2,000, along with packaging material, scales, ledgers and assorted drug paraphernalia.

Police charged apartment residents 42-year-old Christina Sanborn and 31-year-old Nicholas Presby with drug trafficking. Randy Figueroa of New York City and Justin Swift of Whitefield was also charged. All were held on bail at the Kennebec County jail.

Liberty says the search was conducted an investigation lasting several weeks and additional arrests are expected.

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