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Bangor Man Sentenced to 20 Months on Heroin, Crack and Oxycodone Conspiracy Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Quindell Smallwood, a/k/a “Queezo,” 28, of Bangor was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Nancy Torresen to 20 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine based, commonly known as crack, and oxycodone.

According to court records, between January 2013 and September 2015, Smallwood conspired with others to distribute crack, heroin and oxycodone in the Bangor area and elsewhere.  After the drugs were obtained from out-of-state sources and transported to Maine, Smallwood and others sold them to drug customers. 

The case was related to the prosecution of Mario Lee, a/k/a “Moe,” of Bangor, and formerly of the Bronx, New York, who was sentenced on May 5, 2017 to over 18 years for his role in the conspiracy. 

The case was investigated by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. This case was investigated and prosecuted as part of the Department of Justice’s Strategy to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.


Joel B. Casey
Assistant Untied States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated February 27, 2018

Drug Trafficking