A Skowhegan man is facing drug trafficking and possession charges

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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) - A Skowhegan man is facing several drug charges after a traffic stop.

39 year old Jason Keaten was taken into custody Wednesday after a search at his Hill Top Drive residence.

According to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office, Keaton was stopped in a car near his residence.

Authorities allegedly found 56 grams of fentanyl powder, drug related paraphernalia and more than 600-dollars in cash.

An additional 3-thousand dollars was reportedly found in Keaten's home along with drug related paraphernalia.

Keaten is being held at the Somerset County Jail on $50,000 cash bail.