A Kenduskeag woman is facing charges after a traffic stop resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine.

Who Was Arrested?

Ashley Dunroe, 23, of Kenduskeag was taken into custody after her vehicle was pulled over in Carmel.

What Charges Does She Face?

It was just before 7:00 Sunday night when a Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputy conducted a traffic stop after allegedly witnessing a vehicle operating dangerously on Route 2. After running a check on Dunroe's identification, the Deputy learned that she was on probation for an unrelated theft charge, that her right to operate a vehicle was under suspension, and that the vehicle was not registered.

The Deputy conducted a search, which resulted in the seizure of 58.9 grams of suspected methamphetamine. The drugs were found on Dunroe's person and in her vehicle.

She's charged with:

  • Unlawful trafficking in Scheduled W drugs
  • Failure to register a motor vehicle by current owner
  • Probation violation.

Dunroe was taken to the Penoboscot County Jail.

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Who Do We Contact If We Have Information About Suspected Drug Activity?

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

Anyone with information about this investigation or the illegal sale of drugs in their community is urged to contact the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office by calling 207-947-4585 or by submitting a tip through their anonymous tip line on the Sheriff's Office's mobile app.

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