April 25, 2019
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Maine man arrested for drug trafficking after police say they found him passed out in car

Maine State Police | BDN
Maine State Police | BDN
Jon Ladd, 36, of Medway was arrested for drug trafficking Saturday after police say they found him passed out in car in Orland.

A Medway man is facing drug trafficking charges after police say they found him passed out in a car and in possession of illegal opioids.

A state trooper was called to Orland on Saturday after receiving a report that a man, later identified as 36-year-old Jon Ladd, was passed out behind the wheel of a car, according to the Maine State Police.

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When Trooper Dana Austin arrived at the scene, Austin found Ladd showed signs of recent drug use and drug paraphernalia in plain view in the car, the state police said.

A search of the vehicle allegedly turned up 10 grams of what police believe to be either heroin or fentanyl, as well as $1,727 is suspected drug proceeds.

Ladd was charged with trafficking in schedule W drugs, the state police said.

The Maine State Police were assisted at the scene by the Bucksport Police Department.

 



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