Lisa Malone, 65, of Baileyville has been arrested and charged with trafficking Fentanyl. A significant amount of the drug was seized from her home.
From the Maine State Police:
Early last month, investigators assigned to MDEA’s Down East Task Force covering Washington and Hancock Counties opened an investigation into the suspected trafficking of fentanyl from a Baileyville home. MDEA was assisted extensively by the Baileyville Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office during the ensuing investigation which included the undercover purchase of fentanyl from a home located on Oxford Street in Baileyville.
On Tuesday morning, September 6, 2022, MDEA agents, along with law enforcement assistance from the Baileyville Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and US Border Patrol executed a search warrant on the Oxford Street home. Seized during the search was approximately 127 grams of suspected fentanyl with a Washington County street value of over $25,000. In addition, approximately $1400 in suspected drug proceeds was confiscated.
Arrested and charged thus far in connection with this investigation is Malone, who has been charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Fentanyl). The charge was aggravated due to the amount of suspected fentanyl that was seized. She has also been charged with one count of Class B Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Fentanyl) Bail was set by a bail
commissioner at $25,000 cash.