A man who was sleeping in a U-Haul is now facing charges after police seized nearly a pound of fentanyl.

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The Suspect Was Found Sleeping in a U-Haul

It was approximately 9 p.m. Saturday when Westbrook Police Officers responded to 140 Main Street in Westbrook for a report of an impaired person who was preparing to drive away in a U-Haul truck. During the investigation, officers discovered the suspect, later identified as Pinsky, sleeping in the back of the U-Haul. Pinsky was wanted on outstanding warrants after failing to appear in court on felony drug trafficking charges, as well as violating his bail. He was arrested without incident and an agent with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency was requested to aid in a search.

Seized as a result of that search were:

  • 309 grams (10.9 ounces) of fentanyl
  • 140 grams (4.9 ounces) of cocaine
  • 21 grams of methamphetamine
  • 2 handguns
  • $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds

The Street Value of the Seized Drugs is Roughly $30,000

Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says the approximately value of the drugs seized in this investigation is $30,000. Pinsky was taken to the Cumberland County Jail where he's being held without bail for these new drug trafficking charges. Each of his outstanding warrants have bail set at $1,000 cash each.

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