Bangor police, MDEA arrest five accused of selling cocaine | News
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Bangor Police have arrested five people on Thursday for selling crack cocaine.
Police say agents had been investigating a group responsible for the distribution of crack cocaine and other drugs in greater Bangor for several months. Part of the investigation involved undercover officers purchasing crack from the group.
Late Thursday afternoon, agents and Bangor Police stopped the car the five were in along South Park Street in Bangor. Seized from the car stop was about 135 grams of cocaine base or “crack”, 8 grams of MDMA, commonly referred to as “ecstasy” and $1,200 in cash.
The five arrested were, 23-year-old Richard Raymond, AKA-“Porter”, of Boston, MA, 32-year-old Lakeem McFadden, AKA-“Santana”, of Brockton, Mass., 27-year-old Taleek McFadden, AKA- “Peasley” of Brooklyn, N, 37-year-old Patrick Whipple, of Bangor and 63-year-old Katherine White of Hampden
All five were transported to the Penobscot County Jail and are scheduled to be arraigned in Bangor Unified Court Friday afternoon.