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Lewiston Woman Convicted on Crack Cocaine Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2013

Contact: David B. Joyce
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that
Amanda Rodriguez, 28, of Lewiston, Maine, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute crack
cocaine in U.S. District Court following a two-day jury trial.

According to the evidence presented at trial, Rodriguez and two others transported about
50 grams of crack cocaine from Connecticut to Maine for further distribution. The crack cocaine
was pre-packaged into more than 150 “rocks” for sale on the street.

The defendant faces up to 20 years in prison and $1,000,000 fine. She will be sentenced
after completion of a pre-sentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

This case was investigated by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency with assistance from
the Maine State Police, and the Lewiston and Auburn Police Departments.

 

 

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