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Longtime Drug Enforcement Agent Receives Big Honor

| April 11, 2014

A standing ovation for Chief Deputy Sheriff and longtime Maine Drug Enforcement Agent Darrell Crandall on Friday, as he was recognized by the Maine Elks Association as the state’s nominee for the Enrique Camarena award. One he accepted on behalf of himself and the hundreds of officers he’s been able to work with. “I’m humbled […]

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Crack Cocaine Arrests

| March 28, 2014

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s announces the arrests of Ryan Benoit ,23, and Joshua Downs, 18, both of Sanford. Agents from the MDEA York County District Task Force and Sanford Police conducted an investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine by Benoit in Sanford. Over the past three weeks agents conducted undercover purchases of crack […]

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Portland Crack Arrest

| February 27, 2014

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announces the arrest of Ronald Gullikson, 49, of Portland, for 2 counts of Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule Drugs (Crack Cocaine). Gullikson was arrested at his second floor apartment at 144 Ocean Avenue without incident. Three other people in the apartment at the time were detained and later released. […]

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Heroin – Oxycodone Arrests

| February 7, 2014

Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says four people were arrested in overnight raids in Bangor and Dedham.  Seized were heroin, oxycodone and over $13,000.  The drugs originated from New York and were due to be sold in Penobscot and Hancock counties. MDEA agents, assisted by Bangor Police and Homeland Security Investigation Agents Thursday night searched the […]

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Portland Pot and Mushroom Bust

| December 11, 2013

State Police have charged a Portland woman and two men from Massachusetts after seizing a large amount of marijuana,  mushrooms and $33,000 in cash.   The investigation began Tuesday evening with  a motor vehicle stop along Interstate 295 in Scarborough by Trooper Kevin Rooney. Inside the car, Rooney detected a strong order of marijuana  from the […]

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