A Glenburn man is facing charges after a probation check led to the discovery of drugs and a gun.

Who Was Arrested?

Scott Senechal, 38, of Glenburn was arrested on Monday and charged with aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, a probation hold, and four counts of violating conditions of release. Additional charges are expected.

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Why Did Deputies Go To Senchal's Home?

Members of the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office went to Senechal's residence on the Orono Road for a probation check. This routine search is allowable by law, by a probation officer or member of law enforcement, of a person under the supervision or in the custody of the Department. That search can include the person, their residence, vehicle, papers, and/or effects as allowed by the conditions of the person's probation, parole, or release from a departmental correctional facility, as defined by the Maine Department of Corrections. 

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When investigators searched the Orono Road home, they found a significant amount of dangerous drugs, including approximately 205.7 grams of suspected fentanyl. In addition, they seized a firearm found in the residence.

Penobscot County Sheriff's Office/Penobscot County Jail
Penobscot County Sheriff's Office/Penobscot County Jail

Further investigation turned up more drugs, including suspected crack cocaine, cocaine, and methamphetamine, as well as more firearms and ammunition.

Penobscot County Sheriff's Office
Penobscot County Sheriff's Office

Who Do I Contact if I Have Information About Suspected Illegal Drug Activity?

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

If you suffer from substance use disorder, please call 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 for information about available resources in your area.

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