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Sheriff's Office says woman planned to sell drugs on island

Apr 02, 2021

Rockland — A Bangor woman was arrested April 1, accused of possessing drugs with the plan to sell them on an island.

Jessica R. Higgins, 27, was arrested April 1 in the parking lot of Ocean State Job Lot and charged with trafficking and possession of drugs, according to Knox County Sheriff Tim Carroll.

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Josh Lemoi initiated the investigation when he received information about the pending sale of the methamphetamine that was allegedly going to either Vinalhaven or North Haven, the sheriff said. Further investigation by the Knox County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Rockland Police Department, led to the arrest of Higgins.

Higgins and two passengers, who were released, traveled from Bangor to Rockland where Higgins was arrested at approximately 1 p.m. Higgins was taken to the Knox County Jail in Rockland and released Friday on bail.

Knox County Deputy Tim Davis and K-9 Marek searched the vehicle where Marek indicated the presence of drugs. Methamphetamine and cocaine were located at the location indicated by Marek.

The amount of drugs found was not immediately available.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Crawford L Robinson | Apr 02, 2021 21:32

Who let the dawg out? Sniff...sniff...sniff. GOTCHA!!!!!

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