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News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2004

Springfield Man Convicted of Distributing Crack Cocaine

Springfield, MA... A Springfield man was convicted today in federal court of distributing crack cocaine.

United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan and Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in New England, announced today that RAYMOND SHAVER, age 35, of Springfield, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor to conspiring to distribute and distributing crack cocaine.

At today’s plea hearing, the prosecutor told the Court that, had the case proceeded to trial, the Government’s evidence would have proven that on six occasions between June and September of 2003 SHAVER distributed a total of 518 grams of crack cocaine and 123 grams of cocaine to an undercover agent.

Judge Ponsor scheduled sentencing for February 7, 2005. SHAVER faces a sentence of mandatory life imprisonment, to be followed by 10 years of supervised release, and a $10 million fine.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Springfield Task Force.

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