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Bangor Woman Pleads Guilty to Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premises

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

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Sherri Chen, 55, of Hampden, Maine, pled guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court to maintaining a drug-involved premises for use and distribution of heroin and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.” 

According to court records, between January 2016 and February 2017, Chen, in exchange for drugs, allowed her Hampden residence to be used for the use and distribution of crack and heroin. 

Chen faces up to 20 years in prison term, a $500,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. She will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office. 

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


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

Updated July 25, 2018

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