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UPDATE: Former Gorham Mayor Arrested

Drug ArrestA former City of Gorham mayor was arrested on drug charges Monday morning.

According to a release from the Russell County Sheriff's Office, a search warrant was executed at the Gorham residence of Neil Unrein.

Numerous items of drugs and paraphernalia were located in the residence and in vehicles located at the residence.

Unrein was transported to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office where he was placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Unrein was released after posting $50,000 bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for November 8.

Unrein was the mayor of Gorham from April to October of 2011. Since then, he has been in charge of the town's maintenance.

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