December 16, 2013

Maine man arrested on meth charges

Police say Michael Fongemie has been the target of an ongoing investigation.

The Associated Press

FRENCHVILLE, Maine — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says a 20-year-old Frenchville man is facing charges he sold methamphetamine during a police undercover operation.

Police say Michael Fongemie has been the subject of an investigation involving the sale of methamphetamine tablets.

After Fongemie was arrested on Friday, a search found about 200 tablets containing methamphetamine and a loaded .32-caliber revolver. The drugs, believed to have come from out of state, had an estimated street value of $5,000.

The investigation is continuing and more arrests are possible.

Police say Fongemie is free on $20,000 bail. It could not be immediately determined if Fongemie has a lawyer.

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