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Heroin Bust

| January 20, 2015

Investigators from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s Ellsworth office have charged two Hancock County men with felony drug distribution offenses following a month long investigation into the sale of heroin in that county. During the evening of January 15, MDEA Agents with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, Ellsworth and State Police, served a search warrant […]

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Power Outage Update

| January 1, 2014

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) – More power outages plagued the Downeast area of Maine on the first day of the new year. Bangor Hydro was reporting just four outages Wednesday morning, down from a peak of about 40,000 last week. But the number rose again Wednesday afternoon to nearly 9,400 homes and businesses in Hancock County. […]

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Oxy Ring Busted in Hancock County

| December 11, 2013

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Tuesday arrested  eight people from Hancock County, concluding a two year investigation in the sale of Oxycodone in the county. Agents seized 1100 Oxy pills and $35,000 in cash.   MDEA Director Roy McKinney said, “this investigation has disrupted a major drug ring in Hancock County selling Oxy and highlights […]

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