Crash leads to bust

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NANCY E. SHAFFER
NANCY E. SHAFFER
BRUNSWICK

A Rangeley woman was arrested on drug charges after crashing her car Wednesday in Brunswick.

Nancy Elizabeth Shaffer, 32, was charged with violating the conditions of release, unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful possession of suboxone.

Police responded to a single vehicle accident on U.S. Route 1 north in Cook’s Corner at at 11:13 p.m. Wednesday,

Deputy Police Chief Marc Hagan said Shaffer’s 2003 Mazda was crashed into an embankment when they arrived. After a search, police aaid they found three grams of heroin in baggies and three doses of suboxone — a drug used to treat opiate dependence.

Shaffer said she was tired and lost when the accident occurred. Hagan said there was nothing to indicate Shaffer was under the influence at the time.

Shaffer is to appear April 22 at Cumberland County Superior Court.

jswinconeck@timesrecord.com