FARMINGTON — A Franklin County judge set bail at $2,500 or a pretrial contract Wednesday for a man accused of furnishing marijuana and liquor to two 16-year-old girls in Kingfield in May.

Scott A. Leo, 27, with a last-known address of Waterville, was arrested Wednesday on a Franklin County Sheriff’s Office warrant and taken to the Franklin County jail.

Leo faces two counts of felony aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs, misdemeanor charges of two counts of furnishing liquor to a minor, and a violation of conditions of release on an unrelated matter.

A conviction on each of the drug charges is punishable by a maximum five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

According to Sgt. Kevin Hartley’s probable cause affidavit for the warrant, Deputy Sandy Burke received a complaint on May 29 of possible liquor law violations in Kingfield from a parent of one of the girls. After Burke spoke to the parent, he determined that there had possibly been other violations in addition to the liquor law violations.

Hartley became involved in the investigation and interviewed the parent and daughter at the Sheriff’s Office.

Burke interviewed the other girl at her home.

According to Hartley’s affidavit, Scott Mclean, 24, of Kingfield provided the girls with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky in May at an apartment in Kingfield. The girls advised Mclean and Leo they disliked the hard liquor.

Leo walked to a local market and bought two large Twisted Teas for the girls. The girls shared one of the teas. Leo also furnished marijuana to the girls. One of the girls told deputies that Leo held a marijuana pipe in front of her and she felt forced to smoke it.

Both girls admitted they consumed the whisky, Twisted Tea and also had “several ‘hits’” of the marijuana, according to the affidavit.

Mclean was arrested in June on drug and alcohol charges related to the case and released on bail.

Assistant District Attorney Joshua Robbins read a lengthy criminal history in Farmington District Court regarding Leo, including multiple theft convictions. He asked Judge Patrick Ende to set bail at $2,500 cash or a pretrial contract. Robbins also asked that a condition of Leo’s release be no contact with anyone under age 18 and the victims.

Defense attorney Curtis Rice said Leo had informed him that the girls claimed to be 18 and 19 and did not appear to be 16.

Ende pointed out that the legal drinking age is 21.

Rice asked the court to set bail at $200 cash and a pretrial contract.

He also requested Leo be able to have contact with his children and his girlfriend’s children.

Ende allowed Leo to have adult-supervised contact with the children.

He told Leo that by motion of his appointed attorney Philip Mohlar, bail could be reviewed.

Leo is scheduled to appear in a Farmington court on Aug. 30.

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