Tuesday, 22 May 2018 23:36

Drug agents searching for suspects following investigation in northern Maine

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Drug agents searching for suspects following investigation in northern Maine

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Maine drug agents are looking for three people connected to an investigation into drug sales in northern Maine.

30-year-old Amber Shaw and 29-year-old Josh Easler, both of Presque Isle, as well as 41-year-old Fernando Vasquez of Springfield, Massachusetts, are wanted for alleged drug charges.

State police, drugs agents, the Aroostook County Sheriff's office and a number of local police departments have been investigating the sale of drugs in several Aroostook County communities.

The investigation began in late 2017 and included surveillance, interviews and undercover purchases of drugs.

Nine people have already been arrested as part of the investigation on felony drug offenses, including trafficking in heroin, crack cocaine, fentanyl, and methamphetamine.

The following individuals have been charged:

- Lucas Wynn, 31, of Presque Isle – Trafficking in Methamphetamine – (posted bail)

- Kurt Doody, 22, of Caribou – Trafficking in Fentanyl – (remains in jail)

- Autumn Parady, 20, of Gardiner (previously of Caribou) – Trafficking in Fentanyl – (posted bail)

- Scott Pelletier 28, of Limestone – Trafficking in Heroin – (posted bail)

- Tyler Cyr, 31, of Caribou – Trafficking in Methamphetamine – (posted bail)

- George Tamberello, 31, of Caribou – Trafficking in Crack Cocaine – (posted bail)

- Brian Cyr, 36, of Caribou – Trafficking in Crack Cocaine – (posted bail)

- Chris Tuttle, 30, of Presque Isle – Trafficking in Heroin – (posted bail)

- Nicholas Hall, 33, of Presque Isle – Trafficking in Heroin – (remains in jail)

Anyone with information about the three additional suspects is encouraged to call the Aroostook County Crimestoppers 800-638-8477 or text 207-538-8477.

Kayla Fish

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Kayla joined the ABC 7 & FOX 22 news team in May of 2017. She got into journalism because she loves talking with people, and she's incredibly grateful to share the stories of Mainers throughout the region.

She got her start in broadcasting way back in middle school as a member of a morning announcements TV broadcast club, and her love for the news industry took off from there.

Kayla graduated from Penn State University in 2017 with degrees in broadcast journalism and Spanish. During her time as a student at Penn State, Kayla was an executive producer and reporter for the "Centre County Report", an Emmy award-winning student-run newscast. She studied abroad in Ronda, Spain and traveled to Panama with an international reporting class. Kayla kept busy in college, spending four years working as a student manager in the dining hall.

Kayla grew up in the village of Shawnee-on-Delaware, located in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, so transitioning into life in Vacationland was a piece of cake! A self-described winter fanatic, she loves all things snow related, including hitting the slopes on her snowboard. She also likes hiking, kayaking or doing anything outdoors. She loves meeting new people so if you see her around, be sure to stop and say hi!