Major Drug Bust in Sanford
MDEA Press Release
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Sanford Police announce the arrests of two Sanford people for Aggravated drug trafficking.
Arrested: Scott Huff 40 of Sanford, Maine for Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine), and Eva Valley 30 of Sanford, Maine for Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine).
The charges are aggravated due to the quantity of the drugs involved as well as the possession of a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking crimes.
In the early morning hours of Saturday, July 31, 2021, agents from the York District Task Force and Sanford Police arrested Scott Huff, 40 and Eva Valley, 30 both of Sanford. Huff and Valley were arrested for drug trafficking arrest warrants related to a four- month drug trafficking investigation by MDEA and Sanford Police. During the investigation, agents conducted several undercover purchases of fentanyl from Huff and Valley from their previous residence on Pearl Street, Sanford. The two would regularly travel out of state to purchase fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine for resale in the greater Sanford area. Agents recently learned that Huff and Valley were no longer living at the Pearl Street residence and were living and operating out of a motor home.
On July 31, 2021 at about 3:00 am, Sanford Police observed Huff and Valley in and around the motor home. The two were arrested for the MDEA warrants without incident and transported to the York County jail. Agents responded to the scene and were granted a search warrant for the motor home and an additional vehicle belonging to Valley. During the search, agents seized 1770 grams (3.8 pounds) of fentanyl, 188 grams of cocaine and crack, and 40 grams of methamphetamine. Agents also seized a loaded 9 mm handgun and $19,822.00 in suspected drug proceeds.
Bail was set for Huff at $150,000 cash and Valley at $100,000 cash. Both will be scheduled for initial appearances this week in York District Court.
The estimated street value of the seized drugs is $290,000 MDEA is committed to its mission of disrupting and dismantling mid to higher level drug traffickers who profit at the expense of those suffering from substance abuse disorders. The seized fentanyl in this investigation represents over 3000 individual doses of the deadly drug.
If you have information about this investigation or the illegal sale of drugs in this state, you are urged to contact the MDEA office closest to you or by texting MDEA to TIP411 (847411) or calling the MDEA tip-line at 800-452-6457.