Two arrested on drug charges

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Incident Date: April 17, 2005 Release Date: April 18, 2005

Incident Time: 12:30AM Release Time: 12:00PM

Incident Location: Budget Inn, 646 Main Street, South Portland, ME

Incident Synopsis:

Acting on a tip, at approximately the above date and time, officers went to the Budget Inn to make contact with an ARTHUR GRAHAM, a 41 year old transient. GRAHAM was reportedly staying at the hotel and was believed to be a registered sexual offender from the state of Massachusetts. Officers made contact with GRAHAM and determined that he was, in fact, a registered sexual offender in Massachusetts and was not in compliance with Maine’s sexual offender registry laws. Investigation at the scene led to the following charges:

GRAHAM was arrested for Failing to Register as a Sexual Offender in Maine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana and Violation of Bail Conditions.

KRISTINA O’BRIEN, a 30 year old transient who was also at the scene, was arrested on charges of Possession of Cocaine and Violation of Bail Conditions.

Small amounts of drugs were recovered, along with over $1,000 cash. Both subjects remain at the Cumberland County Jail, where they are being held without bail. The case will be referred to the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution

Mugshot photos are attached.

Please direct any further questions to the releasing officer:

Releasing Officer: Sgt. Frank Clark

South Portland Police Department

207/799-5511

Arthur Graham, 41.Kristina O’Brien.

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