News Release
July 13, 2010
Contact: Special Agent Tony Pettigrew
Number: 617-557-2138

Brewer Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

JUL 13 -- Bangor, Maine: Steven W. Derr, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Jarrod Jamieson, 22, of Brewer, was sentenced on July 8, 2010, in U.S. District Court in Bangor, Maine. Jamieson pleaded guilty on January 7, 2010 to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute OxyContin and possession with intent to distribute OxyContin. Jamieson was sentenced to 108 months in prison; three years supervised release, a $1,000 fine, and $200 in special assessments.

According to court records, in July 2009 an investigation conducted by the Brewer Police Department, in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, revealed that narcotics were being distributed from a residence in Brewer, Maine. Following the execution of a search warrant at the residence, investigators learned that Jamieson supplied some of the Oxycodone being distributed from the residence. Investigators also learned that Jamieson would attempt to sell OxyContin to another individual later that day.

Officers and agents from the Brewer Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration participated in a surveillance operation, which resulted in the arrest of Jamieson as he was about to make a delivery of OxyContin pills to another individual. During a search of Jamieson incident to his arrest, law enforcement officers found over 20 OxyContin pills and more than $1300 on his person. In a post-arrest statement, Jamieson admitted that he had been selling approximately 50-100 OxyContin 80 mg pills per day for the preceding 4 months.