The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has announced the arrest of Anthony Barrett Cremona, 40, of Lewiston, as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.
Maine Drug Enforcement Agents and Lewiston Police executed a search warrant at Cremona’s apartment, 83 Bartlett Street, Lewiston. Police were initially called to a domestic disturbance at the residence. The execution of the search warrant was part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation involving Cremona and the distribution of illegal drugs in Lewiston and surrounding areas. With the assistance of Lewiston police, a number of illegal drugs were located at the apartment.
Seized items included: 130 Grams of Methamphetamine, 150 grams of Cocaine, 150 grams of Cocaine Base (Crack), (7) firearms, and $16,000 in suspected drug proceeds. Additionally, officers located scales, packaging and other items related to large scale drug distribution. (Street value of the drugs seized are in excess of $40,000)
In addition to MDEA drug related charges, Cremona has also been charged with domestic violence and a warrant probation violation. He was transported to the Androscoggin County Jail. Bail was set at $20,000 with an initial appearance set for June 11.
This case remains active and additional arrest and charges are expected.