Augusta Police Arrest Several People on Drug Trafficking Charges at Area Hotel
According to the Augusta Police Department, three men were arrested on Tuesday evening at an Augusta area hotel on charges of drug trafficking.
The press release reports that Augusta Police, along with agents from the Maine Department of Drug Enforcement and deputies from the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office, execute search and arrest warrants at the Comfort Inn on Civic Center Drive.
Authorities took 3 male suspects into custody, all from the state of Massachusetts.
26-year-old Patrick W Denis was arrested on 2 counts of unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs and criminal forfeiture.
26-year-old Khail T Newson was arrested on unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs and criminal forfeiture.
34-year-old Charles L Phillips was arrested for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
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