Caribou man arrested for alleged drug trafficking

CARIBOU, Maine — A Caribou man faces several charges, including alleged drug trafficking, following his arrest.

On March 23 at approximately 9:21 p.m., Officer Kegan McPherson responded to a complaint about a supposedly suspicious vehicle, a blue 2014 GMC Sierra, in a local business parking lot. 

McPherson and Officer Doug Bell arrested the driver of that vehicle, 42-year-old Mikel Cameron of Caribou, after discovering methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine and a loaded handgun, Caribou police said via social media.  

Cameron now faces three charges of aggravated trafficking of a schedule W drug, a Class A crime; unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs, a Class B crime; illegal possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class C crime; operating a motor vehicle after suspension, a Class E crime; and refusing to take an alcohol test, a Class D crime.

A $40,000 bail was set. Cameron was held at the Caribou Police Department after his arrest and has since been transferred to Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.

Cameron is scheduled to appear May 4 at the Caribou Superior Court.

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