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June 8th, 2014 by admin Leave a reply »


Two people face drug charges after separate traffic stops

Two people were arrested on drug charges in separate traffic stops Friday night and early Saturday in Saco, police said.

Tony Moore, 34, of Jamaica, N.Y., was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Friday when police stopped the taxicab he was riding in on Elm Street for a traffic violation and detected the odor of marijuana. Police said Moore admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in the day. They said they found 17 grams of crack cocaine and two grams of marijuana concealed in his shoes and body.

Moore was charged with trafficking in scheduled drugs, a Class B felony. He was taken to the York County Jail in Alfred.

Denisha Robbins, 30, of Biddeford was arrested and charged with trafficking in scheduled drugs, a Class A felony, at 12:52 a.m. on Saturday after police stopped the vehicle she was riding in for a traffic violation on Main Street. Robbins was carrying 11 grams of heroin, six grams of crack cocaine, and materials used to package drugs for sale, police said. She also was taken to the York County Jail.

New Gloucester

Man charged with attacking mom’s boyfriend with sword

A New Gloucester man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his mother’s boyfriend with a sword Friday night.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said the unidentified victim was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston for treatment after the incident. His head wound was described as not life-threatening.

The sheriff’s office said deputies were sent to 31 Rowe Station Road in

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