PARIS — A Norway man was arraigned Tuesday on charges, including trafficking in oxycodone.

Jack Turner Jr., 44, of 4 Hazen St., pleaded not guilty to aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs, a Class A crime, and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, a Class C crime. The trafficking charge is more serious due to the alleged incident’s proximity to an elementary school.

According to an affidavit by officer Jeffrey Campbell of the Norway Police Department, the trafficking charge stems from a controlled drug purchase in April by a confidential informant.

The informant went to Turner’s apartment, which is less than 1,000 feet from Guy E. Rowe Elementary School, and purchased half a Suboxone pill then turned it over to Campbell, the report said. The informant told Campbell that Turner had other prescription drugs and cocaine for sale.

Campbell went to Turner’s apartment with a search warrant, the affidavit said. He wrote that he confiscated two knives that Turner had in his possession, and that Turner admitted to having a small amount of marijuana.

Upon searching, Campbell said he located five pills later confirmed to be oxycodone, as well as marijuana, pill crushers, two digital scales and cut straws.

Oxycodone is prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain.

Turner was ordered to turn himself in to the Oxford County Jail because the new charges violate a previous court agreement.

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