Seven Midcoast Residents Facing Marijuana Charges 

Seven Midcoast residents are facing marijuana charges after three houses were searched this week in Hope and Waldoboro.Wednesday, officials searched a residence on Easy Lane in Hope.Drug agents say they seized more than 90 marijuana plants.Thirty-two-year-old Jared Hansen is charged with aggravated trafficking of marijuana, aggravated cultivation of marijuana and possession of methadone.Thirty-one-year-old Holly Marble is charged with trafficking marijuana and possession of methadone.Sixty-two-year-old Joyce Marble is charged with cultivation of marijuana.A residence on Old County Road in Waldoboro was also searched today.Officials say they found twelve pounds of processed marijuana and ten marijuana plants.Fifty-one-year-old Scot Winchenbach and 47-year-old Linda Cronk are both charged with possession of marijuana.Agents also conducted a bail check at the Old County Road residence of 25-year-old Erik Cronk and 28-year-old Alissa Sprague.They say they found five pounds of marijuana.Both Cronk and Sprague are charged with violating bail conditions.