Orient Man Back in Jail This Weekend for Allegedly Selling Oxycodone

Updated 3 years ago

A 64-year-old man charged with helping conceal evidence in a triple slaying in northern Maine is back in jail for allegedly selling oxycodone to his 24-year-old grandson.
Robert Strout of Orient was in the Aroostook County Jail on Sunday on a charge of aggravated furnishing of oxycodone.The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested Strout on Thursday for allegedly giving 170 tablets of the pain killer to his grandson, Craig Strout-Desmond, and 24-year-old Brianna Bonness,both of Ellsworth. Agents say they followed Strout-Desmond and Bonness when they drove from Ellsworth to Orient to pick up the drugs. Both face drug charges.Strout was previously charged with hindering apprehension and arson for helping Thayne Ormsby after Ormsby allegedly fatallystabbed an Amity man, his 10-year-old son and a neighbor in June 2010.(The Associated Press)


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