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MDEA arrest 5 accused of importing heroin into Bangor

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- According to the Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman, Steve McCausland, five people have been arrested following a six month long investigation into the importation of heroin into Bangor. 

According to officials, they believe the five arrested had intended to sell the drugs over a three county area. 

Officials say an investigation began earlier this year into Daniel and Laura Lyons who were suspected of selling heroin from their mobile home at 979 Essex Street in Bangor.

On Thursday, MDEA Agents, Bangor Police and federal drug agents, served a search warrant  at the mobile home and seized about thirty grams of heroin, $12,000 in cash, and a sawed-off shotgun. In all almost fifty grams of heroin was seized during the entire investigation, with a street value of $15,000, officials say. 

MDEA agents have arrested, 31-year-old Dionhaywood Blackwell aka: “Smooth” of New Haven, CT, 50-year-old Vincent J. Berube of Baileyville, 41-year-old Daniel Lyons of Bangor and 29-year-old Laura Lyons of Bangor.  

This investigation is continuing and more arrests are likely.