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LePage Proposes Drug Rules for Welfare Recipients

LePage Proposes Drug Rules for Welfare Recipients

| May 16, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage is continuing his effort to crack down on drug use by welfare recipients. The governor is proposing to eliminate benefits under the food stamp program and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program for anyone with a felony drug conviction. He also wants to require screenings that […]

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Police Arrest “Major Player” in Fort Fairfield Heroin Drug Bust

Police Arrest “Major Player” in Fort Fairfield Heroin Drug Bust

| April 24, 2015

Police seized two ounces of bulk, unpackaged heroin from a Fort Fairfield residence on Thursday. That might not sound like much, but the seizure was the largest of its kind in Aroostook County. “For us, here in Fort Fairfield and in Aroostook County, this is a major event,” said Fort Fairfield Police Chief William Campbell. […]

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Felony Drug Arrest in Fort Fairfield, FFPD & MDEA Seize $20,000 in Heroin

Felony Drug Arrest in Fort Fairfield, FFPD & MDEA Seize $20,000 in Heroin

| April 24, 2015

  The Fort Fairfield Police along with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency have seized over $20,000 worth of heroin and charged a man with felony trafficking, after they executed a search warrant at his Fort Fairfield Home Thursday morning, according to a police statement released this morning. As the result of a joint investigation between […]

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Police Arrest Four In Relation to Bath Salts Seizure Near Bangor

Police Arrest Four In Relation to Bath Salts Seizure Near Bangor

| April 14, 2015

State Police have arrested four persons in connection with the seizure of bath salts from a Dedham house early Tuesday morning. According to officials, Troopers went to a house on Allen Road after a loud noise complaint.  Police say the homeowner was currently out on bail for an unrelated charge and a search of the home […]

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Mars Hill Drug Bust Update

Mars Hill Drug Bust Update

| April 3, 2015

A Mars Hill woman is behind bars  after law enforcement executed a warrant to search her home. According to MDEA Supervisory Special Agent Craig Holder, 44-year old Leda Giggey was arrested at her home on Benjamin Street Friday afternoon for trafficking in Schedule W drugs, a Class B felony. MDEA, the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office […]

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