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Connecticut Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

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

BANGOR, Maine: A Waterbury, Connecticut man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Bangor for possessing heroin with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced.

U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. sentenced Carlos Pemberton, a/k/a “Pepa,” 43, to 46 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a $5,000 fine. Pemberton pleaded guilty in January 2020.

According to court records, on March 26, 2018, officers with the Indian Township Police Department conducting a child welfare check at a residence in Indian Township discovered Pemberton in a bedroom. Pemberton was in possession of a backpack and a duffle bag that contained, among other items, heroin and drug paraphernalia. He was also in possession of $7,266.00 in cash.

The Indian Township Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case.


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Contact: Raphaelle A. Silver
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated October 23, 2020