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LePage Postpones Press Conference on Budget Proposal

LePage Postpones Press Conference on Budget Proposal

| March 24, 2015

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has postponed a meeting with reporters to discuss additional law enforcement positions to address the state’s drug problem. The decision to postpone Tuesday’s press conference came moments before the governor announced that he had fired Brig. General James Campbell of the Maine National Guard. LePage was supposed to speak about his […]

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Law Enforcement Talk Drugs Update…Problem with Prescription Drug Abuse Growing

Law Enforcement Talk Drugs Update…Problem with Prescription Drug Abuse Growing

| July 18, 2014

Local law enforcement say prescription drug abuse continues to climb in the county, which means that crime rates could also go up. In a two part report, Shawn Cunningham talks to those working in the trenches fighting the war on drugs. She finds out what THEY SAY needs to happen to win some important battles. […]

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Man Arrested for Distributing Crack

Man Arrested for Distributing Crack

| April 16, 2014

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announced the arrest of a Portland man for distributing Crack Cocaine throughout greater Portland.  21 year old Ian Nono is charged with two counts of Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Crack Cocaine) and Refusing to Submit to Arrest. Beginning in early February, agents from the MDEA Cumberland District Task Force […]

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Drugs and Cash Seized at I-95 Arrest

Drugs and Cash Seized at I-95 Arrest

| November 18, 2013

BENTON, Maine (AP) – Maine state police say heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana and more than $1,000 in cash was seized during a drug arrest on Interstate 95 in Benton. Police say 28-year-old Jennifer Rubins of Mashpee, Mass., and 40-year-old Donnell Pina from Marstons Mills, Mass., face aggravated drug trafficking charges. Steve McCausland of the Maine Public […]

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Caribou Police Setting Up Safety Checkpoint

Caribou Police Setting Up Safety Checkpoint

| June 28, 2013

The Caribou Police Department is concerned about people operating under the influence. After already making a few arrests this summer, they’re getting ahead of the game this weekend. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli reports.   Caribou Police Contact Information: (207) 493-3301 25 High St  Caribou, ME 04736  

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