92 pounds of methamphetamine, 4 guns found in safe in Maine home


A Maine woman faces life in prison after 92 pounds of methamphetamine are found in her Caswell home. Officials say Nicole McLaughlin, 41, pleaded guilty on Oct. 13 to possession of more than 500 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by an illegal user of a controlled substance. Following a car accident in Près Isle in May, police say they found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a handgun in McLaughlin’s car. Officers would later discover and seize a large safe from McLaughlin’s home. The safe contained approximately 92 pounds of methamphetamine, four firearms and documents bearing his name, according to court records. McLaughlin faces a minimum of 10 years in prison and a $10 million fine for the drug charge. face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. A district court judge will hand down the sentence.

A Maine woman faces life in prison after 92 pounds of methamphetamine are found in her Caswell home.

Officials say Nicole McLaughlin, 41, pleaded guilty on Oct. 13 to possession of more than 500 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by an illegal user of a controlled substance.

Following a car accident in Près Isle in May, police say they found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a handgun in McLaughlin’s car.

Officers later discover and seize a large safe from McLaughlin’s home. The safe contained approximately 92 pounds of methamphetamine, four firearms and documents bearing his name, according to court records.

McLaughlin will face a minimum of 10 years in prison and a $10 million fine for the drug charge.

Additionally, the firearms charges risk up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

A district court judge will hand down the sentence.


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