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DRUG BUST 7 NORTH ST. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

 MDEA Press Release- May 13, 2015

FROM: Commander Scott Pelletier 207-822-0371           

Sanford, Maine, May 13, 2015- The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Sanford Police Department announces the arrests of five people from Sanford for Trafficking and Possessing Heroin.

Arrested were:

Derek A. Gerrish 25 of Sanford, Arrest warrants charging 2 counts of Unlawful Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Heroin) Class B Bail set at $20,000 cash.                                                                         

Cynthia Powers 49 of Sanford, Arrest warrants charging 2 counts of Unlawful Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Heroin) Class B

Bail set at $20,000 cash.

Donald Nordmann 48 of Sanford, Arrest warrants charging 1 count of Unlawful Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Heroin) Class B

Bail set at $20,000 cash.

Erika Gerrish 26 of Sanford, Unlawful Possession of Schedule W Drugs (Heroin) Class C

Bail set at $5,000 cash.

Michael Gerrish 46 of Sanford, Unlawful Possession of Schedule W Drugs (Heroin) Class C

Bail set at $5,000 cash.

 

For the past two months, agents from the York District Task Force and Detectives from the Sanford Police Department conducted an investigation into the illegal distribution of heroin throughout the greater Sanford area. During the investigation, agents were able to conduct undercover purchases of heroin from Derrick Gerrish, Cynthia Powers and Donald Nordmann. All of the heroin purchases were conducted within their residence at 7 North Street, Sanford.

 

On May 11, 2014, at approximately 5:00 pm, MDEA and the Sanford Police Department executed a search warrant at 7 North Street, Sanford. D. Gerrish, Powers and Nordmann were arrested on their warrants. Erika Gerrish and Michael Gerrish were arrested after both were found to be in possession of heroin. All five live at the North Street residence.

 

Seized from the residence was approximately 19 grams of heroin, scales, packing materials and drug ledgers. The approximate street value of the seized heroin is $4,000.

 

All five arrests were transported to the York County Jail by deputies of the York County Sheriffs’ Department.

The investigation is continuing and additional charges are expected.


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PRESS RELEASE MAIN ST. CRASH Thursday, May 7, 2015

 On 05/07/15 at approximately 1910 Hrs. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Main St. and Pleasant Ave. for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a small SUV and a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle suffered a head injury and was lifeflighted from Southern Maine Health Care to Maine Medical Center. The operator of the SUV was evaluated on scene by rescue personnel and released. The operator of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. This crash is still under investigation.

 


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Accepting bids for Police Vehicles Tuesday, May 5, 2015

 The Sanford Police Department is accepting vehicle bids for 3 2015 Ford Interceptor SUV for patrol and a Ford Transit to be used to replace the ACO vehicle. Please read the information in the attached documents.


 ACO Truck Bid Notification.doc
 Ford SUV Bid Notification 2015-16.doc
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Sanford Police Department Offers Public Anonymous Text Tip Line Sanford Police Department Offers Public Anonymous Text Tip Line Tuesday, April 14, 2015

 Sanford, Maine – The Sanford Police Department has partnered with Sanford Regional Communications Center to offer a service known as “Text-a-Tip,” that allows the public to anonymously submit information to the Police Department.


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HUMAN TRAFFICKING TAKES CENTER STAGE HERE IN MAINE Thursday, January 8, 2015

 Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world. It is a topic that is difficult to discuss and even tougher to combat. Recent media reports confirm that this crime is occurring too often and it is happening right here in Maine. The Sanford Police is dedicated to this cause and has appointed Det. Sgt. Matthew Jones as an Agent with the Human Trafficking Task Force here in Maine.


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