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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Falmouth Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Trafficking and Firearms Charges

Contact: Julia M. Lipez
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Adam
White, 27, of Falmouth, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to possession with
intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of
a drug trafficking crime.

Court records reveal that on February 12, 2013, law enforcement officers stopped
White’s vehicle in Portland in connection with a drug trafficking investigation and found about
400 grams of cocaine in the trunk of the car, and a handgun and loaded magazine near the
driver’s seat. Officers searched White’s home in Falmouth later that day pursuant to a search
warrant and found about 3 kilograms of cocaine, over $13,000 in cash, other items consistent
with drug trafficking, and a loaded handgun.

White faces a minimum of five years and up to 40 years in prison and a $5,000,000 fine
on the drug charge, and a minimum of five years and up to life in prison and a $250,000 fine on
the firearms charge. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation
report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, the U.S. Drug
Enforcement Administration, the Maine State Police, and the Portland, South Portland, and
Falmouth Police Departments.

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Updated January 26, 2015