Four people were charged and 50 grams of heroin were seized Tuesday night from a home at 5 East Pond Road in Oakland as the result of a two-month investigation by the Oakland Police Department and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, according to a news release Thursday from Oakland police.

During the execution of a search warrant, drug agents and officers seized the heroin along with $3,400 in cash. The approximate value of the heroin is $10,000.

The following people were charged:

• Tyquawn Lane, 25, of Oakland, is charged with four counts of aggravated trafficking of a schedule W drug.

• Shahanna Dasouza, 22, of Oakland, is charged with aggravated trafficking of a schedule W drug.

• Gina Genica, 28, of Oakland, is charged with unlawful possession of a schedule W drug.

• Ryan McKenna, 34, of Oakland, is charged with unlawful trafficking of a schedule W drug.

Lane is being held in lieu of $200,000 cash bail and Dasouza is being held in lieu of $50,000 cash bail at the Kennebec County jail in Augusta.

All are scheduled to appear in October in Augusta District Court.


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

filed under: