June 19, 2018
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Norridgewock man facing multiple drug charges

Somerset County Sheriff's Office | BDN
Somerset County Sheriff's Office | BDN
Dakota Turcotte
By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine — A Norridgewock man is facing several drug charges after authorities raided his home and arrested him Tuesday morning.

At about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, police executed a drug search warrant at the home of Dakota Turcotte, 19, on U.S. Route 2, according to Lt. Carl Gottardi of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office.

During the search, 15 growing marijuana plants and a pound of pot, along with oxycodone pills, Suboxone pills, several firearms, cultivation equipment, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized, Gottardi said.

Turcotte was arrested and charged with trafficking in a schedule W drug, trafficking in a schedule Z drug, possession of a schedule W drug, and cultivation of marijuana.

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