(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine State Police conducted an interstate drug enforcement detail on Tuesday. A major arrest in the effort was a reported fugitive from New Hampshire.
Near Wells, state police stopped a car for a traffic violation.
According to MSP, Anthony Soto, 31, of Rochester N.H., was a passenger in the vehicle that had been pulled over. The responding trooper discovered Soto was a wanted man from Strafford County, New Hampshire, for a probation violation in relation to drug trafficking.
In Maine, Soto was in possession of scheduled drugs.
Seized drugs include:
Soto's bail for drug possession has been set at $15,000 but no bail has been permitted related to his fugitive charge.
Soto will make a court appearance in Springvale on Wednesday. Eventually, Soto will be extradited back to New Hampshire.
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