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State Police: Maine Man Carrying Heroin in Car Arrested in NH

Edson Wilson, of Augusta, Maine, was arrested for possession of drugs

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    State Police: Maine Man Carrying Heroin in Car Arrested in NH

    A Maine man has been arrested after police discovered approximately half a pound of heroin/fentanyl in his car.

    According to New Hampshire State Police, a trooper conducting a vehicle stop for a speeding violation on I-95 in Portsmouth discovered evidence of recent drug use within plain view of the vehicle.

    The driver, Edson Wilson, 42, of Augusta, Maine, consented to a roadside search. The trooper seized approximately half a pound of suspected heroin/fentanyl.

    Wilson was arrested for possession of drugs with intent to distribute, police said.

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    He was processed and released and is scheduled to be arraigned in Rockingham County Superior Court on June 28. It is unclear if Wilson has an attorney.

    The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Trooper Brian Gacek at 603-679-3333.

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