Augusta Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking
Late Tuesday an Augusta PD officer approached, the vehicle of Stanley M. Piper III, 35 of Augusta parked on State Street. He discovered Piper slumped over in the vehicle holding what the officer believed to be a crack pipe. A search of Piper and the vehicle uncovered a plastic container that possessed crack, heroin and crack were discovered in his pockets. A digital scale and $1,956 in cash were also uncovered. While searching his vehicular buprenorphine pills, hypodermic needles, razor blades and small plastic bags were found.
Piper was transported for medical evaluation and was turned over to the Kennebec County Correctional Facility after being cleared. He was also issued a summons for possessing illegal drugs and has a court date of April 22. He is being held in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.