Stories about Maine Drug Enforcement Agency


Suboxone use in Portland: A lifeline for recovering addicts or a new abuse problem?

By Seth Koenig on Dec. 27, 2011, at 4:41 p.m.

New Brunswick man accused of supplying drugs to convicted Houlton trafficker

By Jen Lynds on Dec. 12, 2011, at 2:55 p.m.

MDEA agents, Bangor police find $21,000 of drugs, baby in car

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 21, 2011, at 3:12 p.m.
A family of four has been charged with cultivating marijuana in connection with  what police reported was large growing operation in a Monroe home.

Police: Monroe family ran ‘sophisticated’ pot operation from custom-built garage

By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 16, 2011, at 2:53 p.m.
Members of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Bangor Police Department and the Bangor special response team execute search warrants in the area of 100 Ohio St. on Wednesday morning after a drug investigation.

14 more suspects charged in alleged Bangor cocaine ring

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 03, 2011, at 7:49 p.m.
Daniel Brown

Boston man arrested in Biddeford crack cocaine bust

By Staff, Sun Journal on Nov. 01, 2011, at 3:05 p.m.

Police departments statewide readying for drug take-back day

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 24, 2011, at 6:51 p.m.
Officer David Cram displays on wednesday drugs police claim to have seized from a Connecticut man on tuesday Oct. 4, 2011.

Drug trafficker on heroin called to report break-in, Lincoln police say

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 05, 2011, at 7:25 p.m.

Prescription pad theft, drug scam yield prison terms for mother and son

By Darcie Moore, Times Record on Sept. 29, 2011, at 8:50 p.m.
Adam Lynn

Monroe man facing pot cultivation charge, other charges may be filed

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 12, 2011, at 10:44 p.m.

Maine law enforcement preparing for federal spending cuts

By Mal Leary on Sept. 11, 2011, at 7:07 p.m.
Robert Merriam

Presque Isle man gets 6 years for drug trafficking

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 09, 2011, at 7:50 p.m.
Police seized a half-ounce of crack, 61 bags of heroin, $1,600 in cash and a small amount of marijuana.

2 charged with selling crack, heroin in Portland

By William Davis on Sept. 01, 2011, at 1:02 p.m.
Sgt. Paul Edwards of the Bangor Police Department looks over law enforcement Facebook pages on Monday, August 22, 2011. Edwards said using Facebook has helped the department solve numerous crimes in recent months, including a bank robbery and many shoplifting cases.

Maine police, fire, drug enforcement agencies increasing use of Facebook

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 24, 2011, at 6:37 p.m.

Former Presque Isle lawman named chief in Fort Fairfield

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 23, 2011, at 7:47 p.m.
Jeremy S. Chappelle

New York man behind bars after crack bust in southern Maine

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 12, 2011, at 2:49 p.m.
Robert Strout

Suspect connected to drug, triple homicide case unable to make bail

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 10, 2011, at 8:39 p.m.
Robert Strout

Orient man charged in connection with triple homicide arrested on drug charges

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 04, 2011, at 8:37 p.m.
Tonja Hallett

Police report confiscating 950 bags of heroin from Warren home

By Heather Steeves on Aug. 04, 2011, at 8:25 p.m.
Sean Higgins

Camden Rite Aid robbery suspect identified, warrant issued

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 04, 2011, at 7:48 p.m.