East Millinocket Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

Police said 31-year-old Nicholas Tanous from East Millinocket, Maine has been charged with Class A Aggravated Unlawful Trafficking of Scheduled Drugs after a year-long investigation.

Search Warrant Conducted on Elm Street

A search warrant was conducted Tuesday, April 5, 2022 on Elm Street. Officers seized “in excess of 70 grams of suspected heroin/fentanyl, 8 grams of suspected meth, pills, firearms, $19,000 in U.S. currency, drug paraphernalia.” Other drug trafficking items were also seized.

East Millinocket Police Department
East Millinocket Police Department

The Investigation and Additional Charges

The investigation was conducted by Detective Sergeant Patty McLaughlin. Additional charges are likely, said the East Millinocket Police Department. The investigation is ongoing.

East Millinocket Police Info

The East Millinocket Police Department is located at 125 Main St in East Millinocket, Maine. The business phone number is (207) 746-3555. You can also reach out to them by email at empd@gwi.ne. The department regularly updates posts to their Facebook related to local events, arrests and charges.

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