Augusta Man, New Yorker Charged With Drug Trafficking
Police in Augusta say two men are facing drug trafficking charges after a raid at a home on Bridge Street Wednesday morning.
On Nov. 23rd at 10:00 a.m., the Augusta Police Department, Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office, Maine State Police and city code enforcement officers executed a search warrant at 117 Bridge Street, according to a new release from Augusta police.
The release said 1.8 grams of crack cocaine, 1.8 grams of heroin and $700 in cash were seized during the execution of the warrant.
Lawrence Murphy, 42, of Augusta was arrested on two counts of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs. Bail was set at $10,000 cash.
Christopher Williams, 26, of Rochester, New York was arrested on charges of aggravated trafficking in heroin and aggravated trafficking in crack cocaine. Bail was set at $25,000 cash.
The men were transported to the Kennebec County Jail in Augusta.