LEWISTON — Seven people were charged and police seized drugs, including crack cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine, during proactive enforcement over the past 48 hours.

According to a release from the Lewiston Police Department on Friday, Selective Enforcement Team officers, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and FBI’s Safe Street Initiative, Probation and Parole and the Auburn Police Department conducted enforcement checks, including bail and warrant checks, and probation checks.

Included in the ongoing Hot Spot seizures were 2.5 grams of crack cocaine, 10 grams of heroin and six suboxone strips.

A package containing 146 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $22,000, and 2,205.2 grams (nearly 78 ounces) of meth with an estimated street value $250,000, also were seized. An investigation into that material is ongoing, according to police.

Police charged:

  • Gerald Burnsworth, 26, of Auburn, on a probation hold. He was issued a summons for possession of heroin and crack.
  • Anthony Giguere, 28, of Lewiston, unlawful possession of heroin.
  • Mathew St. Hilaire, 33, of Monmouth, unlawful possession of crack cocaine.
  • Kristina Nickerson, 28, of Lewiston, warrant for unlawful possession of drugs.
  • Nicole St. Laurent, 30, of Lewiston, warrant for theft.
  • Kevin Mooers, 44, a transient, warrant for violating conditions of release.
  • Abshir Abukar, 20, of Lewiston, issued a summons for driving without a license.

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