Another New Yorker Arrested On Crack Charges In Bangor
Another resident of New York has been arrested in Bangor while allegedly bringing drugs into the city to sell.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency reports the latest suspect was located late Wednesday night getting off a commercial bus on Union Street in Bangor. He got into a waiting pick-up truck, that left the bus station. MDEA agents and Bangor Police Officers worked together to stop the vehicle a short distance away and conduct a search.
Arrested was 19-year-old Temaur Murdaugh, AKA 'Butta', of Brooklyn, New York. Seized in the search was approximately 1 ounce of crack cocaine, with an estimated street value of $3,000. He was taken to the Penobscot County Jail, where he was charged with Class B Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (cocaine base). Bail was set at $50,000 cash.
On Monday, Brooklyn resident Tylee Felder was arrested after getting off a bus in Bangor. Felder allegedly tossed a bag containing approximately $6,000 worth of crack cocaine into the street while being chased by police.
Anyone with information concerning drug trafficking in their community is urged to contact local law enforcement or the closest MDEA task force office. Folks can also call the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and leave a message on the tip line at 1-800-452-6457.