Brownville woman indicted in drug- and alcohol-fueled slumber party

By Diana Bowley, BDN Staff
Posted June 23, 2011, at 7:39 p.m.

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — A Brownville woman who allegedly hosted a two-night slumber party for 12- and 13-year-old girls in March was indicted Thursday by the Piscataquis County grand jury on two counts of aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs, two counts of unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs, and one count each of furnishing liquor to a minor, allowing a minor to possess or consume liquor and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Tanya M. Donnelly, 36, provided the children with alcohol, marijuana and the prescription drug Klonopin, a drug typically provided for panic disorders.

Also indicted Thursday was Roland Scott Cookson, 44, of Guilford on two counts of unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs and two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.  Agents with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency allegedly purchased prescription narcotics from Cookson on two occasions. The narcotics included oxycodone, morphine, Ritalin, Adderall and hydrocodone, according to the MDEA. Cookson was arrested on the charges in April.

Others indicted were:

Heather L. Cookson, 27, of Guilford, three counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Gretchen H. Gordon, 19, Anson, trafficking in prison contraband, two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs (Suboxone).

Samantha A. Jennings, 21, Dexter, unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs, trafficking in prison contraband (Suboxone).

Ryan D. Sellars, 31, Lincoln, unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Robert T. Wood, 42, Milo, unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Lywon Ward, 27, Dover-Foxcroft, two counts of domestic violence assault, criminal mischief, obstructing report of a crime.

Daniel C. Renner, 51, Milo, two counts of domestic violence assault, unlawful sexual touching, two counts of assault, refusing to submit to arrest.

Zachary Lyford, 19, Brownville, two counts of unlawful sexual contact involving a child less than 14 years of age, assault.

Kenneth J. McKusick, 33, Abbot, burglary, two counts of theft, two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, violation of condition of release.

Jason W. Parker, 25, Wellington, burglary, theft. Parker’s charges involve an incident at the Riverside Shell Station in Guilford

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