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Fairfield man charged with drug trafficking

Police seized a value of approximately $65K in drugs and two vehicles during the investigation.
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FAIRFIELD, Maine — A Fairfield man was arrested Thursday morning on drug trafficking charges after a month-long investigation by police. 

Police arrested 35-year-old Justin Lacroix on drug trafficking charges after executing a search warrant following the discovery of a "significant amount of drugs and cash" inside his home, according to a news release issued by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency

Approximately "280 grams of fentanyl and 225 grams of cocaine, along with $43,000 in suspected drug proceeds" were seized during the warrant execution at the Fairfield home, totaling nearly $65,000 in value. Police also seized a Mercedes Benz vehicle and a Chevrolet pick-up truck, according to the release. 

Lacroix was taken to the Somerset County Jail after his arrest where he will face charges of aggravated trafficking in Schedule W drugs (fentanyl and cocaine). 

The Maine State Police Tactical Team, Maine Probation and Parole, and the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office assisted the MDEA during the investigation. 

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