Man arrested on drug charges, police still trying to learn his real name
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (WMTW) - Police are trying to learn the real name of a man arrested in East Millinocket on drug charges.
Officers stopped a vehicle on Nov. 9 for a vehicle defect. They say a passenger tried to give a fake name.
Investigators learned the man had a warrant.
When police arrested and tried searching the man, he reportedly tried to run.
Authorities say he was arrested after a fight. Officers reportedly found a large amount of drugs hidden on him.
In total, police say they seized more than 220 grams of a combination of suspected methamphetamine, crack cocaine and fentanyl in addition to a large amount of cash.
Police say “John Doe” has been using a stolen identity for quite some time.
He also had a warrant under the name of the stolen identity as well as other criminal history.
Anyone with information about the actual identity of Mr. Doe is asking to call police.
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