Three Arrested in Drug Bust that Nets $32,000 in Cocaine and Heroin
Maine Drug Agents seized heroin and cocaine, with a street value of $32,000, in a drug bust on Thursday. Three people are now facing drug charges.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency searched a third floor apartment at 99 Horton Street in Lewiston on Thursday. The search warrant was the result of an ongoing state and federal investigation into out-of-state drug traffickers who come to Maine to sell illegal drugs.
Agents seized 150 grams of crack cocaine and 50 grams of heroin. The combined approximate street value of the drugs is $32,000. Also confiscated in the bust was approximately $2,5000 in what's suspected to be drug proceeds.
The following people were arrested on Thursday:
Corinthian Wright, age 31 of Long Island, New York. He's charged with Unlawful Aggravated Trafficking in crack cocaine and heroin. Bail was set at $25,000 cash.
Kendall Francis, age 30 of Baltimore, Maryland. Francis is charged with Unlawful Aggravated Trafficking in crack cocaine and heroin. Bail was set at $25,000 cash.
Randy Gosselin, age 31 of Lewiston, Maine. Gosselin is charged with Unlawful Furnishing of Crack Cocaine. Bail was set at $100 cash.
Corinthian Wright aka 'Tanner,' Kendall Wright aka 'Doo,' and Gosselin were all arrested without incident inside the apartment. There were several others at the residence at the time of the search who may face charges in the future as the investigation continues.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency is committed to working collaboratively with all State, Local, and Federal agencies to identify, disrupt, and dismantle illegal drug trafficking organizations that come to the State of Maine to distribute illegal drugs.
If you have information about this incident or the illegal sale of drugs in this state, you're urged to contact the MDEA office closest tot you or by calling the MDEA tip-line at 800-452-6457.