Wednesday, 19 June 2019 19:52

Man arrested on drug charge to be extradited to Pennsylvania

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BANGOR - An out-of-state man arrested by East Millinocket police appeared in court Wednesday.

Fernando Gotay, 36, of Scranton, Pennsylvania is charged with drug possession and violating his parole.


Gotay was on parole in Pennsylvania after he was convicted of manslaughter and drug trafficking.


Authorities say he was not allowed to be in Maine.


East Millinocket police say Gotay and another Pennsylvania man were arrested after authorities found more than $15,000, suspected cocaine and Adderall pills in their vehicle.


Gotay is scheduled to be extradited back to Pennsylvania.

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.

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