Four Face Heroin Charges
Four people face charges in connection with their roles in dealing heroin in Kennebec County, according to police.
Tyrone Lindsay, 20, of Waterbury, Conn., and Michelle St. Laurent, 28, of Winthrop each face a felonly charge of aggravated Trafficking in heroin.
St. Laurent also faces a cahrge of violation of condition of release. She is being held without bail.
Lindsay's bail was set at $20,000 cash.
Additionally, Daniel Ackerly, 30, and Frederick Werner, 59, both of Winthrop, face trafficking in heroin charges. Bail has been set at $2,500.
As part of the ongoing effort to stem the distribution of heroin throughout Kennebec County, agents from MDEA’s South Central Task Force in Augusta, arrested Ackerly and Werner Thursday following an investigation that included the undercover purchase of heroin.
The investigation led agents to the home of Michelle St. Laurent located on the Mt. Pisgah Road in Winthrop. Friday afternoon, MDEA Agents, officers from the Winthrop Police Department and State Troopers searched St. Laurent’s home. Both St. Laurent and Lindsay were present inside the home at the time.
Investigators located 76 grams of heroin, along with approximately $2400 in cash , suspected to be from the sale of the heroin. The street value of the heroin seized was $15,000.
All were transported to the Kennebec County Jail following their arrests. Arrest photos are available from the Kennebec County Jail. A court date of September 22 was set for all four defendants.