Lyman Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Contact: David B. Joyce
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine: The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that Kenneth
Pelletier, 49, of Lyman, Maine, was sentenced to 18 ½ years in prison and 10 years of
supervised release for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine. United States District
Judge George Z. Singal imposed the sentence following Pelletier’s guilty plea entered on August
According to Court records, Pelletier traveled to New York on multiple occasions to pick
up crack cocaine for further distribution in York County, Maine. Pelletier was held responsible
for the distribution of 1.8 kilograms of crack cocaine. Court records further established that this
conviction was Pelletier’s 24th adult criminal conviction and third drug trafficking felony
This case was investigated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the
York County Sheriff’s Office, and the Biddeford Police Department.
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