State police seize 60 grams of cocaine after car stopped for speeding

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Maine State Police seized cocaine and cash from a car on the turnpike last week.

State police were conducting an aircraft detail in Gray on Thursday and stopped a southbound car for speeding.

A trooper ultimately seized 60 grams of cocaine and $2,200 in cash, according to a post on the state police Facebook page. The driver was Raymond Whittington, 41, of Springfield, Mass. He was arrested and charged with unlawful trafficking in schedule W drugs.

Whittington was taken to the Cumberland County Jail in Portland. His bail was set at $10,000.

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