Augusta Drug Bust 

A pot bust in Augusta, two men were arrested.

Kennebec County Sheriff’s deputies seized about four pounds of pot and $16,000 cash from two homes in Augusta.

Under arrest are 19-year old Benjamin Chabot of Patterson Drive and 23-year old Brent Lavallee of Eight Rod Road.

Deputies say they seized a pound of marijuana and $3,000 cash from Chabot’s home.

He is out on bail.

Lavallee remains in custody at the Kennebec County Jail.

Deputies say they found three pounds of marijuana at his home and $13,000 dollars cash.

Deputies also report finding scales, baggies and other evidence which they say indicates the illegal sale and distribution of marijuana in both homes.

The bust is part of an on-going investigation.

More arrests are expected.