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Massachusetts Man Arrested for Heroin Distribution

Massachusetts Man Arrested for Heroin Distribution

| May 1, 2014

  The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announces the arrest of a Massachusetts man for distributing heroin throughout the Brunswick and Sagadahoc County area. Arrested is Alex Santiago, 25, of Boston, Massachusetts for Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Heroin). For the past month, agents from the MDEA Mid-Coast and Cumberland District Task Force’s […]

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LePage to Submit Bill for Drug Enforcement Effort

LePage to Submit Bill for Drug Enforcement Effort

| April 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage is submitting a last-minute bill to fund new drug enforcement agents, judges and prosecutors to combat the state’s drug problem. The Republican governor proposed Wednesday to use revenue in the unclaimed property fund account, which holds things like checking accounts and insurance payments whose owner can’t be identified. […]

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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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Longtime Drug Enforcement Agent Receives Big Honor

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

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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