• Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

Two Maine gals arrested for different drug trafficking functions

Cassandra Gasbarro of Previous Orchard Seashore and Jill McDevitt of Porter had been both of those billed with aggravated trafficking on Wednesday in different MDEA arrests

MAINE, United states — Two Maine females had been arrested by the Maine Drug Enforcement Company (MDEA) for separate drug trafficking operations on Wednesday.

Maine Office of General public Basic safety spokesperson Shannon Moss reported 33-calendar year-aged Cassandra Gasbarro of Old Orchard Beach was arrested just after getting stopped on the Maine Turnpike in Wells by officials with warrants.

Moss stated MDEA brokers had been investigating Gasbarro for allegedly marketing fentanyl all through York County. Agents allege she would routinely vacation out of the state to buy huge quantities of fentanyl at cheaper price ranges, then offer it in Maine for a bigger financial gain. She was coming back again from Massachusetts when officers stopped her on Wednesday. 

Moss mentioned Condition Police Troopers observed 265 grams of suspected fentanyl, which has an estimated avenue worth of $45,000, in Gasbarro’s car or truck. She was arrested for aggravated trafficking and taken to York County Jail with bail established at $10,000 money. Gasbarro will appear in court on Friday at 1 p.m.

On Wednesday, MDEA brokers from the Western District Endeavor Force and Maine Condition Police executed a few research warrants in Cumberland, York, and Oxford Counties. Moss mentioned the execution of the look for warrants as portion of a four-month investigation into the alleged illegal distribution of methamphetamine throughout Southern Oxford County by Jill McDevitt of Porter. 

Brokers and Condition Law enforcement stopped McDevitt in her Chevrolet Envoy on Route 25 in Standish with a research warrant the place they discovered meth and suspected drug revenue in the vehicle, Moss mentioned.

Soon after the arrest, officers searched a storage unit in York County rented by McDevitt, as perfectly as her home in Porter. Moss mentioned unlawful medicines were being discovered at all 3 look for warrant destinations.

Law enforcement discovered a total of 600 grams of methamphetamine and $58,000 in suspected drug gains, as effectively as weighing, packaging, and drug distribution resources. The believed street worth of the medicine is $60,000.

McDevitt was taken to the York County Jail where by bail was set at $100,000 hard cash. She will also look in Alfred Top-quality Court docket on Friday at 1 p.m.

Moss explained the two scenarios are still open up and a lot more prices are anticipated to be designed.