Six People Face Charges in Connection With Crack and Heroin Bust in Bangor
Bangor Police and MDEA agents have charged six people in connection with a drug bust last night on Spring Street.
Maine Drug Enforcement's North Central Task Force in Bangor, along with the Bangor Police Department, have been investigating the sale of crack cocaine and heroin from 25 Spring Street in Bangor over the past month. The investigation has included the undercover purchase of crack from people inside the apartment.
At around 6 o'clock Monday afternoon, drug agents and police officers executed a search warrant at the residence and seized 90 grams of crack cocaine and 20 grams of heroin. The combined estimated street value of the drugs seized is approximately $16,000, according to the MDEA. Other evidence of drug trafficking was also seized.
Those charged in connection with this bust include a man from New York:
- Terrell Owens, age 43 of Brooklyn, New York is charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Crack Cocaine and Heroin). Owens has a significant criminal history in New York, which includes prior drug trafficking arrests.
- Jason McLaughlin, age 34 of 26 Spring Street in Bangor. He's charged with Class A Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs
- Melissa Clark, age 33 of 26 Spring Street in Bangor, charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs
- Hugh Hill, age 49 of Corinth, charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs
- David Carr, age 23 of Bangor, charged with Violations of Conditions of Release and Possession of Schedule W Drugs (Crack)
- Lucy Mardosa, age 23 of Bangor, arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines.
Police say a 10-year-old girl who was also living at the apartment at the time of the bust was placed into the custody of DHHS. This investigation is continuing and police say more arrests are possible.
Anyone with information about drug trafficking in their community is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Maine Drug Enforcement task force office closest to them. You can also call their tip line at 1-800-452-6457.