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The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Westbrook Police Department arrested a Portland man on drug trafficking charges. Seized as part of the investigation were two handguns, suspected drug proceeds, and nearly a pound of fentanyl.

From Maine State Police:

Arrested: Marc W. Pinsky 31, of Portland for Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule Drugs, (Fentanyl, Cocaine HCL, Methamphetamine) On Saturday, April 13, 2024, at approximately 9:00 pm, Westbrook Police officers responded to 140 Main Street in Westbrook for a report of an impaired driver preparing to drive away from that location in a U-Haul truck. Upon the officers arrival and during the course of their investigation, officers discovered a male subject sleeping in the rear of the U-Haul vehicle. The male, Marc W. Pinsky, was determined to be wanted for outstanding arrest warrants charging failing to appear in court on felony drug trafficking charges, as well as violating bail. Pinsky was arrested without incident. An MDEA agent was requested and responded to assist officers with their investigation.

As a result of the investigation the following items were seized from Pinsky and a bag he was in possession of at the time of his arrest.

  • 309 grams (10.9 ounces) Fentanyl
  • 140 grams (4.9 ounces) Cocaine
  • 21 grams Methamphetamine
  • 2 Handguns
  • $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds

Approximate value of the seized drugs is $30,000.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2024

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CONTACT: COMMANDER SCOTT PELLETIER

WESTBROOK, MAINE- The Maine Drug…

Posted by Maine Drug Enforcement Agency on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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