Woman Charged In Vassalboro Heroin Arrest

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VASSALBORO, Maine (WAGM) --State Police charged 36-year-old Amy Santiago, of Portland with heroin possession after the car she was in was stopped in Vassalboro. Santiago was already out on bail on a previous heroin charge.

Trooper Tyler Maloon stopped a vehicle for an expired inspection sticker on Bog Rd. Santiago was a passenger in the vehicle. The trooper found drug paraphernalia in her purse including several needles, cotton ball filters, plastic bags and Narcan. One of the needles contained a brown liquid that tested positive for heroin. Santiago was arrested and charged with Possession of Scheduled Drugs and Violating Conditions of Release and booked at the Kennebec County Jail.