Two Arrested as Gun & Drugs Seized During Traffic Stop on East End Yesterday


In the late afternoon on Monday, March 6, 2023, a Portland Police Officer made a traffic stop at the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and Elm Street.  Upon investigation, a polymer gun was found in the vehicle as wel as illegal drugs.

The driver of the vehicle, Katherine Haskins, was charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person (Class C), operating after registration suspended and two counts of violating conditions of release.  The passenger was Joshua Young, who was charged with Possession of a Firearm (a Prohibited Person (Class D), unlawful possession of a scheduled drug (W) and violating conditions of release.