Saco Police make two arrests during traffic stops

SACO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Saco Police made two arrests during traffic stops Friday and Saturday.

During a traffic stop on Elm Street Friday night, a passenger in a taxi cab was questioned when officers detected the odor of marijuana on him.

34-year-old Tony Moore admitted to smoking earlier in the day. Upon a thorough search, 17 grams of crack cocaine and 2 grams of marijuana were found on Moore. He was arrested for Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs, a Class B Felony. Moore was transported to York County Jail where his bail was set at $10,000.

Early Saturday morning, during a traffic stop on Main Street, officers observed a vehicle in an inadequate plate light. Vanessa Butler, the driver, was on conditions of release from a previous drug charge, which include not using or possessing drugs, and also submitting to searches of her person and vehicle.

During the search of the vehicle and purse, officers located materials used to package drugs for sale, 11 grams of heroin, 6 grams of crack cocaine, and $1,100 in cash. The purse belonged to 30-year-old Denisha Robbins. She was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs, a Class A Felony.

During the investigation, it was learned Robbins had prior drug convictions in the state of Florida. She was transported to York County Jail where her bail was set at $10,000.

Investigators estimate the heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana had a street value totaling an estimated $4,000. Moore and Robbins are scheduled to make a court appearance on July 7.


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