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Four facing charges after Augusta drug bust

Police say they found 223 grams of crack cocaine, several firearms, and money believed to be connected to illegal drug trafficking.
Published: Jul. 25, 2020 at 9:19 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Four people are facing charges after a drug bust in Augusta.

Police say they found 223 grams of crack cocaine, several firearms, and money believed to be connected to illegal drug trafficking.

50-year-old Laurie Meader of Augusta was arrested for Unlawful Trafficking of Scheduled Drugs.

21-year-old Preston Mack, 18-year old Shakime Shannon, and a 17-year-old juvenile female, all from New York City, are also facing drug charges.

Police say the drugs were found at an apartment on Middle Street around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

All suspects were charged and taken to the Kennebec County Jail.

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