ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- A well-known businessman in the city found himself in trouble with the law this week after being arrested on drug charges.
Maine drug enforcement agents arrested 43-year-old Patrick Jordan on Wednesday. They say they watched Jordan engage in a drug deal with a woman in a motel parking lot. Police later stopped him in his truck where they found $3,500 in Oxycodone. They also found another $4,500 in cash.
Patrick Jordan is the president of R.F. Jordan Construction in Ellsworth. His company has handled many road repair jobs for the city. Jordan also has given back to his community by sitting on the board at the Downeast Family Y.M.C.A.
The woman Jordan was allegedly dealing drugs with is Julie Edwards. Both she and Jordan are facing drug trafficking charges. He is scheduled to appear in court in late September.