Lewiston Police have executed a search warrant at a residence for the second time in a month and, once again, arrested multiple people.

Why Are Police Interested in This Home?

The home in question is at 149 College Street, which has been under investigation for alleged illegal drug operations. Lewiston Police had served a search warrant at the residence on December 12th, 2023 and arrested seven people of various crimes.

Who Was Arrested During The Latest Search?

As the investigation continued, police executed another search warrant at the same address on Monday, February 5th, 2024. This time, they arrested five people:

  • Corey Perry, 33, of Auburn - warrant charging failure to appear for drinking in public and violating conditions of release.
  • Keyana Pontoo, 31, of Lewiston - warrant charging 2 counts of failure to appear for unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.
  • Dwayne Adams, 52, of Lewiston - charged with unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.
  • Amanda Gurney, 40 of Lewiston - unlawful possession of scheduled drugs and violating conditions of release.
  • Joshua Neisius, 35, of Lewiston - multiple warrants charging forgery, theft by deception, theft by receiving stolen property, misuse of identification, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of heroin, unlawful possession of scheduled drug, unlawful possession of fentanyl powder, and violating conditions of release.

All five were taken to the Androscoggin County Jail.

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How Do I Report Suspected Drug Activity?

If you suffer from substance use disorder, you're encouraged to call 211 or text your zip code to 898-211 for a list of resources available in your area.

Anyone with information about this investigation or the illegal sale of drugs in their community is urged to contact the Maine Drug Enforcement office closest to them. Information can also be reported by texting MDEA to TIP411 (847411) or by calling the MDEA tip line at 1-800-452-6457.

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