ELLSWORTH – Authorities said they’ve plugged a significant source of heroin that’s been flooding Hancock County.
Two people accused of taking part in a big heroin operation in Hancock County have received their sentences.
Paul Chiemiento, 32, and Hyacinthe Baril, 35, were both arrested last December following a year long investigation.
A search of their Orland home turned up 400 grams of heroin, 22 pounds of processed marijuana, about 750 oxycodone pills, over a dozen firearms and some $40,000 in cash.
Chiemento will serve six years of a 12 year sentence for aggravated drug trafficking.
Baril was also charged with drug trafficking by she later pleaded guilty to hindering apprehension or prosecution and will serve nine months of a four year sentence.
Chiemento also agreed to forfeit 17 guns, a pickup truck, a Mercedes SUV, 2 snowmobiles, 2 motorcycles and all the cash found during the raid.