The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office has arrested one man after a drug bust in Exeter.

Where Did This Happen?

It was approximately 7:00 Wednesday morning when members of the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office served the warrant at a residence on the Exeter Road in Exeter. During the execution of that warrant, officials seized a substantial amount of suspected fentanyl, a firearm, and suspected cash proceeds from drug sales.

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Who Was Arrested?

Based on the evidence found in the home, officials arrested Carl Sprague, 67, and charged him with:

  • Aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs
  • Possession of a firearm by a prohibited person

The search warrant was the result of a weeks-long investigation by Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputies into drug trafficking activity. They were assisted by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Mayo Ambulance.

Who Do I Contact With Information About Illegal Drug Sales?

If you suffer with substance use disorder, you're encouraged to call 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 for a list of resources available in your area.

Anyone with information about this investigation or the illegal sale of drugs in their community is urged to contact the Maine Drug Enforcement office closest to them. Information can also be reported by texting MDEA to TIP411 (847411) or by calling the MDEA tip-line at 1-800-452-6457.

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