According to the Kennebec Journal, multiple people were taken into custody following a Wednesday search of a Skowhegan apartment.

Officials from the Skowhegan Police Department, Somerset County Sheriff's Office and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency searched the apartment on Greenwood Avenue on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation.

During the search, officers found more than 30 grams of fentanyl, 9 grams of what they suspect is cocaine, hallucinogenic mushrooms and multiple firearms.

Among those taken into custody was 24-year-old Roger Lloyd Jr, 19-year-old Dakota Merrill, both residents of the apartment, and Richard Soroka, 42, who was arrested in connection a day later in Athens, Maine. It's believed that Soroka is connected to the firearms.

A litany of charges is pending against all three suspects.

10 Tips for Heating your Maine Home This Winter

 Are you cold and worried that your house isn't heated properly for the upcoming winter months? Read below to find out how you can proactively prepare for cold weather, with a little comedy.  

Top 10 Free Family Holiday Events Happening in Maine

It is so hard to plan the events you want to attend this season due to the cost of tickets, but fear not, this cheat sheet has got you covered with many free festive events!

Top 15 Favorite Missed Connections on 'Craiglist Maine'

Are you single and can't deal with dating apps? Here is what may give you the love you've always hoped for. 

Do you have our free radio station app yet? If not, it's the perfect way to request a song, talk to the DJs, enter exclusive contests and to stay up to date with everything that's happening in and around Central Maine and the world. When you download it, make sure you turn on the push notifications so that we can send you exclusive content and local breaking news that you need to know about first. Just enter your mobile number below and we'll send a download link right to your mobile device. After that, you can download for free and immediately begin accessing all kinds of exclusive content tailored just for you. Give it a try and stay connected with us!

Kool AM logo
Get our free mobile app

More From Kool AM