As the result of a month’s long investigation, agents assigned to Maine Drug Enforcement’s North Central Task Force have arrested four people and seized a significant amount of suspected fentanyl.

From the Maine State Police:

On Thursday, September 1, 2022, MDEA agents, assisted by the Maine State Police Tactical Team, executed a search warrant on a residence located on Dexter Road in Cambridge. This search warrant, along with a seizure made during a vehicle stop earlier this day, was the result of an MDEA investigation related to the sale of large amounts of Fentanyl brought into the State of Maine and distributed throughout Somerset, Penobscot, Hancock and Washington Counties.

Seized during this investigation was approximately 3.75 pounds of suspected fentanyl along with approximately $13,000 in suspected drug proceeds. Of the total Fentanyl seized as part of this
case, over 1500 grams (3 pounds) was located at the Cambridge residence, along with over $13,000 in suspected drug proceeds. The remaining 220 grams was located inside the car stopped
earlier in the day. The street value of 3.75 pounds of fentanyl is $255,000.

Arrested following the traffic stop on Route 1A in Ellsworth were:

  • Mark Jordan (31) of Milbridge, Maine. Charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Fentanyl) This charge was aggravated due to the amount of
    Fentanyl seized.
  • Peggy Lou Strout (66) of Gouldsboro, Maine. Charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Fentanyl) This charge was aggravated due to the
    amount of Fentanyl seized.

Arrested following the search of the Cambridge residence were:

  • Dalvin Jose Peguero (22) of the Dominican Republic and Lawrence, Mass. Charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Fentanyl) This charge was
    aggravated due to the amount of Fentanyl seized.
  • Yonaury Arias- De Jesus- (25) of the Dominican Republic and Lawrence, Mass. Charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Fentanyl) This
    charge was aggravated due to the amount of Fentanyl seized.

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