SKOWHEGAN — Three people were arrested after a drug bust Monday, according to Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster.
The arrests were made after officers from several agencies searched a car belonging to 36-year-old Jessica Hutchins of Skowhegan, Lancaster said.
Hutchins allegedly was in the middle of a drug transaction when officers approached her car on North Avenue in Skowhegan.
Lancaster said the officers found heroin, fentanyl, crack cocaine and powder cocaine as well as digital scales and other items.
He said detectives then went to Hutchins’ house on Water Street, where they found more drugs, drug packaging material, cash and a live alligator.
Hutchins and 38-year-old Fred Barlow of Moscow are both charged with multiple counts of with drug trafficking.
Randy Willard, 37, of Oakland is charged with drug possession.
The alligator has been turned over to the Maine Warden Service.
Lancaster said additional charges might be filed after a review by the Somerset County District Attorney’s Office.