Investigation Leads to Heroin and Crack Bust in Southern Maine [PHOTO]
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested a Delaware man for selling crack and heroin throughout greater Bath-Brunswick.
25-year-old, Kyle Rivers,from Bear, Delaware is charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule Drugs (Heroin, Crack Cocaine) Class A
For the past month, agents from the MDEA Mid-Coast District Task Force conducted an investigation into the distribution of heroin and crack cocaine by Rivers throughout greater Bath-Brunswick.
Around 5:30 pm Tuesday, Rivers was stopped by agents and Bath Police in a rental car he was operating in Bath. He was enroute to deliver heroin and crack cocaine in the city and was arrested without incident. He was transported to the Two Bridges Regional Jail where bail was set at $50,000 cash. Rivers was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs due to prior conviction for heroin possession in Maryland and is currently on probation for that conviction.
772 doses of heroin, 63 doses of crack cocaine, 476 Xanax pills and $10,500 of suspected drug proceeds were seized from the room after Agents and Brunswick Police conducted a search of Rivers’ rented room at a Brunswick hotel. The street value of the seized drugs is $25,000.
During the investigation, arrest and search, agents were assisted by officers from Topsham, Bath and Brunswick Police Departments and Deputies from Sagadahoc and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Offices.