Thursday, 08 March 2012 14:21

March 7, 2012

Three arrested on drug charges

ELLSWORTH The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested three men in Ellsworth this week following a three-month investigation into the distribution of narcotic prescription pills. Ellsworth police also assisted in the Wednesday arrests of Scott E. Conlin, 37, of Ellsworth, for unlawful trafficking in schedule W drugs (Oxycodone); Melvin L. Reynolds, 30, of Bronx, New York, for unlawful trafficking in schedule W drugs (Oxycodone); and Timothy D. Kane, 27, of Trenton, for failure to appear in court.

MDEA Supervisor Corey Bagley said the trio was arrested at a Deane Street apartment where agents seized a handgun, shotgun, a small quantity of suspected LSD and ecstasy, over 180 oxycodone pills and $ 8,000 in cash.

Bagley said that the sale of narcotic painkillers such as Oxycodone is a significant problem in Hancock County and throughout the state. The street value of the pills is valued at over $5,400, according to police. Bagley said the investigation will continue with additional charges and arrests likely .

Published in Criminal Mischief
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 14:25

October 19, 2011

Orono man faces felony sexual assault charges

ORONO - On Oct. 14, around 10:40 a.m., a woman called police to report that she had been sexually assaulted by a man who lived in her trailer park.

Police said the victim had been asleep when Aaron Olivares, 35, of Orono, entered her bedroom and got into bed with her.

Olivares was arrested and charged with unlawful sexual contact and aggravated criminal trespass, both class C felonies. He was taken to Penobscot County Jail.

Published in Criminal Mischief
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