Connecticut Man Charged With Heroin Trafficking In Bangor
A Connecticut man faces drug trafficking charges for allegedly bringing drugs from Waterbury, Conn., to Bangor for distribution.
Jason Pete, 37, was arrested at a Bangor residence after police followed his rental vehicle, which was northbound on Interstate 95.
Police searched Pete and the vehicle seizing more than 900 individual bags of suspected heroin, along with thirteen grams of cocaine base (crack) and $700 in cash. The street value of the drugs was at least $25,000.
Pete is currently on probation in Maine for drug trafficking.
Pete was taken into custody and charged with aggravated trafficking in heroin & cocaine base, both Class A felony crimes. He will also have to answer for violating his probation. Pete remains at the Penobscot County Jail.