Maine police snag winning lotto ticket from drug dealer
|The Associated Press |
ELLSWORTH, Maine — His lottery ticket was a $1,000 winner, but police have seized it saying it was bought with proceeds from an illegal drug sale.
He then went to a convenience store and bought lottery tickets and other merchandise and went back to his motel room, where he was busted.
"I guess it will be up to a judge to decide, but it's in our possession right now as proceeds from a drug transaction," Deleo said of the winning ticket.
David, 46, remained in custody Monday in the Hancock County Jail on drug trafficking charges. An official at the jail said David was not available for comment.
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