Vassalboro Drug Bust 

The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department, Oakland Police, and Fairfield Polce seized more than 500 marijuana plants from the residence of Daniel Peaslee of Vassalboro Thursday.Peaslee was charged with marijuana cultivation, a class C felony, and possession of schedule Z drugs.Officials say Peaslee had a sophisticated growing setup with six grow rooms, timer equipped grow lights, fertilizer, an air cooling system and processing equipment.The estimated value of the seized marijuana is $70,000. Police also seized $2,600 and a 357 handgun.