Drug probe in Milford leads to arrest of New York murder suspect

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MILFORD — In the midst of a drug investigation, Penobscot County Sheriff’s Deputies apprehended a man wanted for murder in New York on April 29.

The suspect, identified as 35-year-old Devon Joseph Holmes of Brooklyn, New York, was discovered during a drug investigation by Penobscot County Sheriff’s Deputies and investigators in Milford.

Holmes, who had recently arrived from New York, was found to have an active arrest warrant for murder issued by New York City authorities.

With support from Maine Drug Enforcement Agents and the Holden Police Department, deputies conducted surveillance on Holmes.

He was observed leaving a residence in Holden and was subsequently followed to Brewer on Wilson Street, where law enforcement officials executed a traffic stop.

Holmes was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Penobscot County Jail.

He is currently awaiting extradition to New York.

The Sheriff’s Office has stated that the investigation is ongoing and no additional information will be released at this time.

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