Three people have been accused of fentanyl trafficking after a Tuesday bust in Palmyra.
Myles Cloutier, 28, of Hartland was charged with aggravated trafficking in fentanyl, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and violation of probation; Dustin McKenney, 27, of Skowhegan was charged with aggravated trafficking in fentanyl and violation of probation; and Lindsey Stenson, 23, of Skowhegan was charged with aggravated trafficking in fentanyl, violation of bail and failure to give correct name and address, according to Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Cmdr. Darrell Crandall.
Maine drug agents witnessed Cloutier and the others make a drug transaction on Tuesday, and with assistance from the Maine State Police, they stopped Cloutier’s vehicle on Interstate 95, Crandall said.
McKenney and Stenson were passengers in the car, according to Crandall.
He said agents found drugs in the car and a loaded .32-caliber handgun on McKenney, who was barred from possessing firearms under bail conditions. A subsequent search of two rooms at a Palmyra motel turned up 60 grams of suspected fentanyl, two handguns and more than $8,000 in suspect drug proceeds. according to Crandall, who estimated the value of the drugs at $12,000.
Cloutier and McKenney were taken to Somerset County Jail in Madison, where Cloutier is being held on $10,000 bail and McKenney without bail.
Stenson was issued a summons due to unspecified health concerns.