A couple in Lincoln County faces heroin trafficking charges. | News

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A couple in Lincoln County faces heroin trafficking charges.
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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.

If you suspect drug trafficking in your area, or have information of drug trafficking, call your local law enforcement agency or MDEA at (207) 594-6188.


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