A 40-year-old man from Caribou was arrested Tuesday night on drug charges after he tried to flee the scene of a traffic stop on Elm Street.

Caribou Man Tried to Flee from Police

The Fort Fairfield Police pulled over Timothy Hersey around 11 pm for a traffic violation. Chief of Police, Matthew E. Cummings said “Hersey tried to flee the scene of the traffic stop on foot and was caught and detained by the officers.”

In Possession of Fentanyl and Meth

Hersey was "in possession of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine" said Chief Cummings. Hersey was arrested and charged with refusal to submit to arrest or detention and unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs.

Bail and Court Appearance

He was transported to the Caribou Police Department where he posted bail. Hersey is scheduled to appear in Presque Isle Unified Court on August 9, 2023.

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