WILTON — Police said a local woman was arrested Thursday on drug-related charges for the second time in a week.

Melanie York, 41, and James Young-Dumont, 30, of Washington Township were arrested after police executed a search warrant at a home at 1200 Weld Road in Washington Township on Thursday, Maine State Police Trooper Reid Bond said.

York and Young-Dumont had 85 used and unused hypodermic needles. Six hypodermic needles containing suspected illegal drugs were also found, he said.

York faces misdemeanor charges of using drug paraphernalia, possessing hypodermic apparatus and violating conditions of release.

Young-Dumont faces a felony charge of possessing heroin and misdemeanor charges of possessing cocaine, using drug paraphernalia, possessing hypodermic apparatus and violating conditions of release.

On March 26, York was arrested by state police Trooper Randy Hall on a warrant from Rockland District Court charging of failure to appear. Hall stopped York’s vehicle about 4:40 p.m. after determining she was driving 48 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone downtown, he said.

After discovering the warrant for her arrest, police searched the vehicle and found crystal methamphetamine, the painkiller Percocet, needles and other drug paraphernalia, Hall said.

York was arrested on charges of illegal possession of a hypodermic apparatus, two counts of possessing an illegal drug, sale and use of drug paraphernalia and violating conditions of release, all misdemeanors, Hall said.

She was taken to the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington and is being held on $10,000 cash bail, Hall said.

Assisting in Thursday’s search of the home were Troopers Hall and G.J. Neagle, Franklin County Detectives Kenneth Charles and Stephen Charles, and Deputy Colt Bernhardt, and Wilton police Officer Brian Lynch.

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