Speeding stop yields two arrests, meth-making vessel



Diadema Rand
HANCOCK COUNTY JAIL

Timothy Hannan
HANCOCK COUNTY JAIL

DEDHAM — A stop of a speeding vehicle on Route 1A in Dedham Tuesday led to arrests of two passengers as well as seizure of a vessel used to manufacture methamphetamine, Maine State Police Lt. Rod Charette reported.

Sgt. Timothy Varney and Trooper Josh Lander arrested Timothy Hannan, 38, of Bangor on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin and violating conditions of his release.

“Hannan was also charged by Maine Drug Enforcement for unlawful operation of a methamphetamine laboratory (Class B),” Charette said.

Also arrested was Diadema Rand, 27, of Bangor on a charge of possession of methamphetamine.

Police summoned the driver of the vehicle, Stephen Wood, 48, on charges of violating conditions of his release and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia.

Sgt. Barry Meserve, Fire Marshal Officer Jeremy Damron and Maine Drug Enforcement agents assisted with the stop, which occurred just before 11 a.m.

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