March 26, 2019
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MDEA busts meth lab in Portage Lake

Courtesy of MDEA
Courtesy of MDEA
Officers with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and other law enforcement agencies gather evidence Tuesday at this West Road home in Portage Lake where police said two people were manufacturing methamphetamine.

PORTAGE LAKE, Maine — Officers arrested two people Tuesday afternoon for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine in a Portage Lake home with a 2-year-old child, in what the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency reported is the 27th meth lab discovered this year.

Agents charged Cleveland Long, 42, and Amber Pulcifer, 33, with Class A aggravated unlawful operation of a meth lab and Class B, unlawful trafficking in methamphetamine, according to the MDEA. The more serious Class A felony is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.

MDEA agents, along with members of the Maine State Police troopers and Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant at the West Road home Tuesday.

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