Police in Southwest Harbor arrested one person when a bail check turned into a drug bust.

Southwest Harbor Police report Officer Franklin Burke and Mount Desert Police Officer Jarrod Hardy went to a local residence to conduct a bail check. As a result of that visit, they seized over 57 grams of suspected crack cocaine and heroin, with an estimated street value of approximately $12,000. Also confiscated were over $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds, pills, and other drug paraphernalia.

One person, whose name has not been released, was arrested in connection with the bust.

We'll update this story as more details become available. 

If you have information about the illegal sale of drugs in your community, you're urged to contact the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency nearest you. You can also text MDEA to TIP411 (847411) or by calling the MDEA tip-line at 1-800-452-6457.

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