The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has charged 6 people, and seeks a 7th person, in connection with a drug bust in Indian Township.

Drug agents with the MDEA's Downeast Task Force have been involved in a two-month undercover investigation into the sale of fentanyl and crack cocaine in Washington County. During the investigation, undercover agents allegedly purchased the drugs from a half-dozen individuals in the Indian Township, Calais, and Princeton areas.

What Was Seized as the Result of the Indian Township Search Warrant?

On March 17th, MDEA agents, as well as members of the Maine State Police, the Washington County Sheriff's Department, and members of police departments from Indian Township and Calais, as well as the Department of Indian Affairs, Homeland Security, and the U.S. Border Patrol executed an early morning search warrant at the Indian Township residence of Todd Sockabasin. Seized in that search were 17 grams of suspected crack cocaine, $7,400 in suspected drug proceeds, 3 firearms including a sawed-off shotgun, and other evidence of drug trafficking.

Who Was Arrested?

The following people have been arrested as a result of this investigation:

  • Todd Sockabasin, 40 of Indian Township, who's charged with class A aggravated trafficking in fentanyl and crack cocaine. The charged was elevated to aggravated due to the presence of a firearm.
  • Gregory Fuller, 41 of Brooklyn, New York, who's charged with class A aggravated trafficking in fentanyl and crack cocaine. The charged was elevated to aggravated due to the presence of a firearm.
  • Ashley Doten, 34 of Indian Township, who's charged with class B unlawful trafficking in fentanyl.
  • Raven Nicholas, 35 of Calais, who's charged with class B unlawful trafficking in fentanyl.
  • Raymond Neptune, 31 of Calais, who's charged with class B unlawful trafficking in fentanyl.
  • Isaac Collins, 24 of Princeton, who's charged with class B unlawful trafficking in fentanyl.

Is Anyone Else Wanted in Connection with This Case?

Police say one more person is sought for their alleged involvement in this case. An arrest warrant has been issued for:

  • Mandy Richter, 33 of Indian Township, who's charged with class B trafficking in schedule W drugs and violation of conditions of release stemming from the fact that she is currently out on bail from a 2021 drug trafficking charge. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Indian Township Police Department or the MDEA.

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, or by texting MDEA to TIP411 (847411), or by calling the MDEA tip-line at 1-800-452-6457.

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