PARIS — A man convicted of possessing heroin in 2010 was arrested Friday morning at his Oxford Street home where at least four people have overdosed on drugs in the past 18 months, according to state police.

Josiah Heath, 40, of 307 Oxford St. was charged with attempted aggravated trafficking in heroin and illegal possession of a firearm, and booked at the Oxford County Jail. The charge is aggravated because his home is within 1,000 feet of a ball field used by children.

According to an affidavit by Maine State Trooper Jason Wing, he and several troopers searched Health’s home following months of surveillance because of suspected drug dealing.

“There had been at least four instances where people overdosed at Heath’s house in the last 18 months,” Wing wrote.

After waiving his right to speak with an attorney present, Heath “admitted to selling drugs for a long time, for about 10 to 15 years, off and on,” Wing wrote.

Troopers discovered items indicative of drug trafficking and four firearms, including a pistol with no serial number.

Heath was convicted of possessing heroin in 2010 and prohibited from possessing a firearm, according to Wing.

The drug charge is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, while the gun charge is punishable by up to five years in prison.

At his appearance in 11th District Court on Friday afternoon, bail was set at $5,000 cash, or a supervised release contract. Unable to post bail, he was taken to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, a corrections officer said Friday evening.

Heath is scheduled to return to court Jan. 31, 2019.

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