Stories about Maine Drug Enforcement Agency

Georgette Curran of Cundy's Harbor in Harpswell is fighting to keep her school of koi, which the state has told her are illegal.

State to hear Harpswell woman’s appeal to keep neutered squirrel, flightless blue jay

By Beth Brogan on April 28, 2014, at 5:36 p.m.
Rep. Mark Dion

LePage’s ‘war on drugs’ plan spurs effort to vote on legalizing, taxing marijuana

By Christopher Cousins on March 24, 2014, at 5:57 p.m.
A Maine Drug Enforcement Agency vehicle sits outside a mobile home in Danforth that caught fire Friday not long after a 5-month-old boy was reported dead at the home. Police charged the boy's parents with drug trafficking Saturday after investigators examining the fire scene found evidence of methamphetamine manufacturing inside the home.

Parents of dead baby in Danforth charged with making methamphetamine

By Bill Trotter on March 22, 2014, at 9:11 p.m.
House Speaker Mark Eves, D-North Berwick

Democrats will consider EBT limits but oppose other welfare bills

By Mario Moretto on Dec. 18, 2013, at 6:15 p.m.
Peter Arno

Former Bangor deputy police chief named MDEA commander

By Jen Lynds on July 17, 2013, at 8:41 p.m.
Angel Quinones

Police say big-time heroin dealer busted in Brunswick

By Beth Brogan on May 21, 2013, at 1:47 p.m.
Rob Hunt of Gorham-based BioSpecialists LLC applies a neutralization agent to the walls of a vacant Standish home Sunday as part of a meth lab remediation training.

Production of meth, now easier and more portable, is growing in Maine

By Seth Koenig on May 19, 2013, at 2:28 p.m.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested and charged three people with trafficking in methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of a child on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, after executing a search warrant at an apartment house at 60 Military St. in Houlton.

Three indicted in Houlton meth bust, endangering welfare of child

By Jen Lynds on May 18, 2013, at 3:12 p.m.
Leonard Wells

MDEA reports seizure of 6.5 pounds of bath salts related to Hermon arrests

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2013, at 12:25 p.m.
Michael Roberts, deputy district attorney for Penobscot County

Last defendant graduates from defunct Bangor drug court

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 24, 2012, at 5:44 p.m.

2 charged with felony drug trafficking in Bangor

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 13, 2012, at 6:47 p.m.
Patrick C. Jordan

Ellsworth businessman resigns from Y board after drug arrest

By Bill Trotter on June 27, 2012, at 5:12 p.m.
Robert Strout

With Ormsby convicted of Amity murders, Robert Strout faces sentencing

By Jen Lynds on April 22, 2012, at 9:19 a.m.
Darrell Crandall, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s division commander for northern Maine

Killing of NH police chief ‘hit very close to home’ for Maine officers

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 20, 2012, at 8:43 p.m.
Christopher Chaisson

Pair accused of bringing cocaine from Massachusetts to the midcoast

on April 13, 2012, at 4:58 p.m.

Bath salts confined to Rockland, Bangor; cocaine and pot still most-used drugs in Maine

By Stephen Betts on April 11, 2012, at 7:10 p.m.

Slaying of Florida firefighter in Maine puts focus on Interstate 95 drug running

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 09, 2012, at 7:46 p.m.

MDEA app allows public to submit tips and more

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 12, 2012, at 9:38 a.m.
Jon Levy

Court sends drug case back to Aroostook County on confession issue

By Judy Harrison on Jan. 18, 2012, at 7:14 p.m.
Investigators with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency were combing a Presque Isle home Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, after executing a search warrant upon suspicion that methamphetamine was being manufactured there.

MDEA agents bust into suspected meth lab in Presque Isle

By Jen Lynds on Dec. 29, 2011, at 5:35 p.m.