FARMINGTON — Three people were indicted Tuesday in connection to selling illegal drugs, including heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in January in Rangeley.

Maine drug agents and several law enforcement agencies seized 257 prepackaged bags of heroin, 20 grams of prepackaged crack cocaine, 3½ grams of powder cocaine, about 60 30-gram pills of oxycodone, amphetamine capsules, digital scales and $8,200 in suspected drug money during the bust.

The drugs have a street value of about $10,000, Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Supervisor Matthew Cashman said on Jan. 28.

A Franklin County grand jury indicted Michael Chandler, 34, of Philadelphia, Pa., on three felony counts of aggravated trafficking in schedule W drugs, one felony account of conspiracy to commit unlawful trafficking in drugs and a count of unclassified criminal forfeiture.

Aggravated trafficking charges carry up to 30 years each if convicted.

Tyler McFarland, 32, of Gray and Jami Driscoll, 23, of Auburn were each indicted on three felony counts of trafficking in schedule W drugs, a felony count of conspiracy to commit unlawful trafficking in drugs and a count of the unclassified criminal forfeiture.

A conviction of trafficking in schedule W drugs carries up to 10 years in prison.

The MDEA had been conducting an investigation on a large crack cocaine and heroin distribution ring operating out of Rangeley, Cashman previously said.

They received information that a large amount of drugs from Pennsylvania were coming into Rangeley in late January.

Law enforcement agents went to a residence on Main Street and conducted a search, Cashman previously said.

They found Chandler and some bags, a scale and packaging with some residue of heroin, he said.

They also found $7,000 in cash, Cashman said. Based on evidence discovered there, agents and officers went to Saddleback Motor Inn. They found McFarland and Driscoll there, he had said.

McFarland is on probation for armed robbery and aggravated assault out of Cumberland County, Cashman said. Due to his probation status, the room was searched.

A Maine Public Safety release in January said McFarland was on probation for a vicious baseball bat attack on a man in Gray in 2007, where drugs were stolen. He was convicted of robbery, burglary and elevated aggravated assault in that case.

Officers seized the prepackaged heroin and cocaine. the powdered cocaine, oxycodone pills, digital scales and another $1,200 in suspected drug money.

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