NH man, Houlton woman accused of trafficking heroin

Handcuffs and jail bars  (MGN)

HOULTON (WGME) -- The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says a New Hampshire man and a Houlton woman have been arrested for trafficking heroin in Aroostook County.

Agents searched an apartment at 65 Court Street in Houlton on Wednesday and seized about 90 grams of suspected heroin and several grams of methamphetamine.

The street value of the drugs is $10,000. Other evidence consistent with drug trafficking was also seized.

Agents charged 31-year-old Matthew A. Perry, of Concord, NH, with two counts of unlawful trafficking in schedule W drugs.

Perry also had five outstanding arrests warrants for him, three from New Hampshire and two from Maine.

He is also on probation from New Hampshire for aggravated assault.

Agents also charged 19-year-old Makayla McGuire with aggravated trafficking in schedule W drugs.

Both were taken to the Aroostook County Jail and bail was set at $10,000 cash each.

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