A Wiscasset man is being prosecuted by two agencies after he was indicted by a grand jury on drug, forgery and other charges in Kennebec County Superior Court on Friday.

Eugene R. Charleston, 20, was indicted on two felony charges of heroin trafficking, one count of felony crack cocaine trafficking, two felony aggravated forgery charges and six misdemeanors after alleged incidents in August through December in Augusta and Winthrop.

He is being prosecuted by the Maine attorney general’s office and the Kennebec County district attorney’s office. An indictment is not a determination of guilt, but it indicates that there is enough evidence to proceed with formal charges and a trial.

In August, police arrested Charleston after he ran away from an Augusta police officer who tried to arrest him for allegedly driving without a license during a vehicle stop on Mount Vernon Avenue in Augusta. In his escape bid, he swam across the Kennebec River, but he was arrested just 30 minutes after the stop by police on the river’s east side.

He also made headlines in 2013, when he was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a man in a Chelsea home. Police said he and another man beat the Chelsea man with a gun and threatened to slash him with a knife; but kidnapping, assault and terrorizing charges were dropped after prosecutors failed to find the person who claimed to be the victim, who initially told police he knew Charleston from “doing drugs.”

Others indicted on drug charges by the attorney general’s office are:

• Otis Tosen, 43, of Passaic, N.J., on 12 separate felony counts of aggravated trafficking in and furnishing oxycodone, crack cocaine and cocaine, with a criminal forfeiture of $5,257;

• Kim Marie Maldonado, 46, of Manhattan, N.Y., on three felony counts of aggravated trafficking in oxycodone, crack cocaine and cocaine, with a criminal forfeiture of $5,257;

• Dominique Kirk, 26, of Augusta, on three felony counts of trafficking in heroin and cocaine; and

• Ashley Grazioso, 23, of Augusta, on two felony counts of trafficking in heroin.

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