BRUNSWICK — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested two people Thursday, May 5, on charges of drug trafficking.
Scott Coombs, 39, of Bath, was stopped by officers on Pleasant Street at about 3 p.m. DEA had information that he was returning to the Bath-Brunswick area to sell heroin and cocaine he had purchased in Portland, according to a Brunswick Police Department report.
Coombs was allegedly found with a loaded handgun, about $2,000 worth of heroin, $300 of crack cocaine, hypodermic needles, marijuana and Narcan.
He was arrested on charges of Class B unlawful trafficking of heroin, Class C possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and an outstanding warrant from another agency. He was taken to Cumberland County Jail in Portland and his bail was set at $2,000 cash.
Agents also arrested Catherine Carton, 37, of Brunswick, on a charge of Class B unlawful trafficking of heroin. She was taken to Cumberland County Jail and her bail was set at $500 cash.
The arrests were the result of a two-month investigation by MDEA, the Bath and Brunswick police departments, and the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office.