Yarmouth Man Arrested for Illegal Drug Trafficking in Portland Yesterday


Cole Swan, 18, of Yarmouth, was arrested yesterday afternoon near 58 Alder Street, Portland for illegal drug trafficking and refusing to submit to “Arrest Detention,” according to a press release issued by the Portland Police Department this morning.

His arrest followed what police believed to be a drug transaction in the area of 55 Portland Street.  An attempt to stop Swan led to a foot chase which led to the Alder Street arrest.

Swan was found to be in possesio of two grams of cocaine base as well as a loaded handgun.