Bath Police arrest two men after vehicle and foot chase


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BATH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Sagadahoc Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a motor vehicle driving recklessly on the State Road in West Bath, heading toward Bath. Another motorist reported seeing the vehicle drive on the roadside curbing as well as swerving all over the roadway. The vehicle was described as a white SUV.

Deputy Shiers responded to the complaint and asked for assistance from the Bath Police Department to locate the vehicle.

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A couple in Lincoln County faces heroin trafficking charges.


WOOLWICH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A couple from Lincoln County was charged with selling heroin Thursday after $72,000 worth of the drug was found inside their car during a traffic stop.

Nicholas Buscanera of Westport and Stephanie Little of Edgecomb were both arrested and charged with aggravated trafficking of heroin.

State Police said they received information that the couple would be traveling out of state by car to obtain the drug. Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Deputies stopped the couple on Route 1 in Woolwich Thursday night. 72 bags of heroin were found in the car, which is equivalent to 2,880 individual doses, according to State Police.

State Police said they have been investigating the importation of heroin in Lincoln and Sagadahoc Counties for months.

Buscanera and Little were taken to Two Bridges Jail. Bail was set at $5,000 each.

HEALTH EVENTS IN MAINE MAY 17 TO MAY 31

HEALTH EVENTS IN MAINE MAY 17 TO MAY 31
SATURDAY MAY 17

CROHN'S COLITIS Take Steps Walk
 

Riverside Athletic Center
1173 Riverside Street
Portland, Maine

4:00 pm

Take Steps is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s national walk program. These walks raise funds for critical research and increase awareness of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, painful and unpredictable digestive diseases. Thousands of people will gather this year at 170 Take Steps walks nationwide to join the fight against Crohn’s and colitis. The walks are family friendly festivals with activities for everyone including games, music, and great food. Funds raised through Take Steps will help transform the lives of those impacted by these diseases.

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Health Events in Maine May 13 to May 23

Health Events in Maine May 13 to May 23
TUESDAY MAY 13

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Mercy Oncology-Hematology Center
Fore River Medical Office Building
195 Fore River Parkway
Portland, Maine