AUGUSTA — A city man arrested Monday on charges of aggravated trafficking in heroin was also charged with trafficking in prison contraband for allegedly having fentanyl powder — a powerful opioid — in his socks at the jail.

David B. Arbour, 55, had an initial hearing Wednesday via video from the Capital Judicial Center on two counts each of aggravated trafficking in heroin, aggravated trafficking in cocaine base, and one count of violation of condition of release, all dated Oct. 20, 2016, and charges of unlawful possession of fentanyl powder, trafficking in prison contraband and violation of conditions of release, all dated Nov. 28.

Justice Lance Walker set bail at $10,000 on the six new charges and then ordered Arbour held without bail on two counts accusing him of violating conditions of release.

Arbour was on bail conditions following an indictment handed up in January that accused him of unlawful possession of heroin and violation of conditions of release, both of which allegedly occurred Oct. 30, 2015, in Chelsea.

An affidavit by Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Officer Todd Chilton, filed in connection with the new charges, says Arbour drove a woman to Kmart on Western Avenue where she sold half a gram of heroin and half a gram of crack to a drug enforcement agent for $200 on Oct. 20.

Chilton wrote that after he arrested Arbour at his home on Nov. 28 and brought him to the Kennebec County jail for processing, jail personnel reported finding “some loose white powder in his socks.”

Chilton said he field-tested the powder and it showed a positive result for fentanyl.

Arbour was convicted in May 2007 of two counts of aggravated trafficking in heroin and unlawful possession of heroin. In that incident, then Kennebec County Sheriff Randall Liberty said Arbour had 20 bags of heroin for a total of 800 doses.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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