SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME)--Two people from Massachusetts were arrested Thursday in South Portland by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
According to the MDEA, their agents arranged for the delivery of 200 grams of fentanyl and heroin from 24 year old Luis Ortiz of Lowell, Massachusetts. Around 7:30PM, Ortiz arrived at a parking lot in South Portland along with 27 year old Tatiana Rosado also of Lowell, Massachusetts. They delivered 20 fingers (213 grams) of suspected heroin/fentanyl to the undercover MDEA agent. They were both arrested and taken to the Cumberland County Jail.
Additional heroin/fentanyl was taken from Ortiz during his arrest. They were both charged with Aggravated Trafficking in drugs and are each being held on $25,000 bail.
South Portland and Scarborough Police also helped in the investigation and arrests. The average street price for those drugs in Southern Maine is $160 per gram.