Penobscot County deputies arrest three for drug trafficking and seize firearms

BANGOR – A traffic stop on Interstate 95 has led to the arrest of three people for drug trafficking and firearm possession, the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office reported.

On May 25 at approximately 4:50 p.m., a Penobscot County sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle traveling south on I-95 in Orono.

The officer recognized 49-year-old Tara Culpovich of Milford, who had previously been arrested for unlawful trafficking of Schedule W drugs and was not allowed to have contact with 48-year-old Robert Moreau, who was also wanted on the same charges.

The vehicle was driven by 40-year-old Paul Dolhancryk from Enfield, who was on bail on seven different charges at the time of the stop.

Upon investigation, officers found 3.1 grams of suspected crack cocaine, a Glock 9mm pistol, a .22 revolver, a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun and other items associated with drug trafficking.

Dolhancryk was charged with aggravated unlawful trafficking in Schedule W drugs (class A misdemeanor), possession of a firearm by a prohibited person (class D misdemeanor) and violation of parole (class E misdemeanor).

Culpovich and Moreau were charged with unlawful trafficking in Schedule W drugs (class B misdemeanor) and violation of parole (class E misdemeanor).

Following the arrests, officers executed a second search warrant at 32 Pine Street in Milford on May 26 at 8:40 PM and discovered additional evidence of drug trafficking.

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office has stated that this remains an active investigation.

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