Three people were arrested and a large amount of drugs were seized in Greenbush on Friday as deputies searched for a wanted man.
Fentanyl, methamphetamine and prescription pills seized
The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office attended the Greenbush residence at approximately 8 p.m. Nov. 11 to find a wanted subject. When Staff Sergeant William Sheehan, Corporal Cam Barrieau and Deputy Dick Polk arrived, they “saw a subject running towards the back of the residence”.
Three arrested with warrants
Deputies determined that three people in the house had active warrants with bail conditions. They arrested David Paterson, 30, Latasha Shaffer, 26, and Nicholas Paterson, 26. The home was searched and drugs were seized.
The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said “deputies found 86 gross grams of suspected fentanyl, 23.9 gross grams of suspected methamphetamine, and 12 prescription pills.”
Suspects facing charges
The Sheriff’s Office said: “David Paterson was originally charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs (Class A felony) and Violation of Release Conditions, Latasha Shaffer was originally charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs (Class A felony) A) and violation of the conditions of release. , and Nicholas Paterson was charged with violation of the conditions of release.
The investigation is ongoing. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
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