AUGUSTA — A Waterville man and a Winslow woman are being held at the Kennebec County jail in lieu of bail after being arrested Thursday afternoon in Waterville by officers of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

Richard A. Lee, 48, is charged with two counts of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs; and Maria L. Luce, 34, is charged with three counts of unlawful trafficking in drugs. They and two other people were located in a rental vehicle in the parking lot of the Budget Host motel on Kennedy Memorial Drive.

Lee and Luce made initial court appearances Friday at the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta via video from the jail.

Judge Eric Walker set Lee’s bail at $30,000 and Luce’s at $15,000 with conditions that they not have contact with each other and not leave the state.

An affidavit by Special Agent Rick Stubbert in support of an arrest warrant for Lee says there were two controlled buys of crack cocaine from Lee in which agents used a confidential informant.

The affidavit, filed at the Capital Judicial Center, says the informant paid $100 for a gram of crack cocaine from Lee on Sept. 29, 2016, in the Rite Aid parking lot on China Road in Winslow and bought crack cocaine from Lee again on Oct. 3 on Main Street in Waterville.

Luce is accused of selling a gram of crack cocaine for $100 to the same confidential informant on July 29 in the Rite-Aid parking lot on Main Street in Oakland, on Aug. 25 behind a barber shop on Water Street in Augusta, and again nearby, this time in a vehicle driven by Lee, Stubbert wrote.

Stubbert said police received information that Lee was trading in a rental car on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville, and they stopped the vehicle shortly afterward.

Stubbert said Luce had 12 grams of crack cocaine on her when she was arrested, and Lee had $1,700 in cash.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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