Multiple Central Maine Teens Charged After Police Find Crack, Fentanyl, Cash, Guns
It's no secret that there is a drug crisis that is plaguing not just Maine but the entire United Sates of America. As law enforcement works tirelessly to keep this trash off of our streets it only seems to be multiplying each and every year. It's even scarier when the youth in our communities are some of the people responsible for selling the deadly garbage.
According to WGME 13, multiple teens have been charged after police say they discovered illegal guns and cash during a weekend traffic stop. The news station is reporting that police pulled a vehicle over in Lewiston over the weekend.
Lewiston PD says they stopped the vehicle at around 11:30 Saturday night. Upon further investigation of the vehicle that the teens were in, police uncovered nearly 16 grams of fentanyl, more than 23 grams of crack cocaine, cash and guns. Police say the drugs appeared packaged for individual sale.
WGME is reporting that an unidentified 17-year-old was charged with aggravated trafficking in schedule drugs as well as unlawful possession of schedule drugs and criminal forfeiture
A second unidentified 16-year-old was also charged with receiving stolen property and concealing a dangerous weapon after Lewiston Police officers say that they located a stolen gun during the traffic stop on Saturday night.
The investigation is ongoing and we will continue to keep this story updated as more information becomes available to us.
All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.