Thursday, 14 February 2019 17:37

Drug agents arrest 2 on heroin charges

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ELLSWORTH - Maine drug agents said they seized more than $50,000 worth of heroin Wednesday morning in Hancock County.


William Smeal, 32, of Hancock and 21-year-old Savanna Adams were arrested on charges of aggravated trafficking in heroin, according to Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Commander Darrell Crandall.


Crandall said that agents executed a search and seized more than 100 grams of heroin inside Smeal's car after stopping it on High Street.


In addition, Crandall said, 40 more grams of heroin were seized when the couple's home in Hancock was searched.


Crandall said that Smeal and Adams had been the targets of a long-term investigation.

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