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Six Arrested in Rockport on Drug Trafficking Charges

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The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announced the arrest of six individuals during the execution of 2 simultaneous search warrants on Beech Hill Road in Rockport. The searches followed a several months long investigation into illegal drug trafficking.

Fentanyl, cocaine base, (crack) and numerous firearms, including a suspected fully automatic rifle were seized.

Arrested were Eldon Bennett, 41, Sean Oesterlin, 33 and Holly Beaupre, 40, all of Rockport. Also arrested from was Lawrence Wotton-Thayer, 37 of Waldoboro, Randy Lohones, 32, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, and Luis Cheveres-Rivera, 38, of Elizabeth, New Jersey.

During the search of the residences agents located over 60 grams of fentanyl, 8 grams of cocaine, and also four handguns, three shotguns and seven rifles. Agents determined one of the rifles, a loaded AK 47 is suspected to have been altered to a fully automatic firearm. Agents also removed a St. Bernard from one of the residences due to the animal’s living conditions and neglect.

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