Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 years ago

A suspected drug dealer is behind bars following an arrest on Wednesday night. Maine drug enforcement agents, along with Ellsworth Police, executed a search warrant at the home of Matthew Wright, 33, on Water Street. A search found 330 retail bags of heroin, $2,100 in cash, and two handguns. 40 grams of another substance were also discovered but that has not yet been positively identified. Wright is charged with Class A, Aggravated Trafficking in Heroin.He was taken to the Hancock County Jail. Bail is set at $2,500.He is scheduled to be in court on February 21st.


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