Police arrested a man and seized more than 70 grams of cocaine, a firearm and cash after a traffic stop in Skowhegan.

Skowhegan Police
Skowhegan Police

Police Seized Cocaine, Glock and Drug Related Items

The Skowhegan Police Department said K9 Reece detected narcotics in the vehicle.  Officers Richard Pierce and Cpl. Joshua York seized 70.1 grams of cocaine, 9mm Glock 17, digital scales caked in cocaine, over $1500 dollars in cash, and other narcotic packaging material.

Skowhegan Police
Skowhegan Police

One Man Arrested and Transported to Jail

Police arrested Benjamin Bourassa from Winslow and took him into custody. He is being held at the Somerset County Correctional Facility with bail set at $75,000.

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