Maine DEA busts up two meth labs

Posted:  Monday, March 20, 2017 - 2:00pm

Maine Drug Enforcement Agents arrested two women following the discovery of two unrelated meth labs in Burnham and Howland.

Saturday night, March 18, Maine State Police conducted a bail check at 40 North Horseback Road in Burnham. During the bail check on Amber Nayock, 29, who lives there, Trooper Seth Allen discovered an active meth lab inside the mobile home and the MDEA meth lab team was called in, according to a news release from the Maine Office of Public Safety.

Nayock was arrested and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine. She was transported to Waldo County Jail.

On March 16, the Howland Fire Department responded to 2 Westside Lane after a report of smoke and a strange odor coming from apartment D1.

Firefighters suspected a meth lab and contacted the Penobscot Sheriff's Office. The MDEA meth lab team was also called and found the makings of a lab inside . Arrested was Kelly L. Moore, 52, who lived in the apartment. She was charged with Class A Aggravated Operation of a Meth Lab. The charge was aggravated due to the fact that this was a multi unit building.

Moore was taken to the Penobscot County Jail.