Maine doctor faces drug charge, investigation

Posted Nov. 17, 2010, at 3:33 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine podiatrist is being held after federal agents raided his Portland office and seized records in connection with a drug investigation.

State police say 59-year-old Dr. John Perry was arrested in Cumberland on Wednesday and charged with violating bail conditions and possession of cocaine. He is being held without bail at the Cumberland County Jail.

Perry was arrested as part of a joint investigation between the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. Agents also searched Perry’s home and his car.