Substantial Drug Bust After Cops Search Vehicle Transporting Children In Bangor
A man from Etna and a woman from Bangor are in custody authorities say, following a routine traffic stop Sunday that yielded almost $200,000 worth of drugs.
According to the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office, 37-year-old Monica Clark and 34-year-old Roger Grego have been charged with Aggravated Unlawful Trafficking of Schedule W Drugs following a search of their vehicle on October 2.
Deputy Camron Barrieau initially pulled over the vehicle Grego was driving. Clark was traveling as a passenger in the car, along with two young children. After the initial stop, a Bangor Police Department Canine Unit was called in to search the vehicle and alerted authorities to the fact that there were drugs in the car.
"Deputies then conducted a search of the vehicle which yielded a significant amount of dangerous narcotics. During the search, Deputies located over 1300 gross grams of illegal narcotics. The drugs located were presumptively identified as Fentanyl (over one kilo), Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Crack Cocaine...The estimated street value of the seized narcotics is approximately $190,000.00."
DHHS was later called to deal with the children, while Grego and Clark were transported to the Penobscot County Jail.
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