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Two arrested in Skowhegan drug raid
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SKOWHEGAN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Somerset County Sheriff's Office says a midday drug raid in Skowhegan has resulted in two arrests, and the seizure of prescription pills and marijuana.

According to Detective Lieutenant Carl Gottardi of the Somerset County Sheriff's Department, members of the department's Warrent Team members raided a house on Dawes Street around 2pm on Thursday.

During the raid, they recovered several pills of Suboxone, a prescription drug, 35 bags of marijuana, drug-related paraphernalia, other contraband and paperwork.

According to Drugs.com, Suboxone is a prescription drug used to treat opiate additicon, and warns that the drug can cause 'drug dependance'.

As a result of the raid, two women were arrested.  They are identified as 28 year-old Jill Chesley, who lived at the house, and 21 year-old Natasha Carrier, also of Skowhegan.

Chesley has been charged with Trafficking in a Scheduled W Drug (Suboxone).  Carrier is facing several charges, including violating her bail conditions on an unrelated OUI charge and Trafficking in a Scheduled Z Drug (marijuana).

The District Attorney's Office is reviewing the case and hasn't ruled out further charges.

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