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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 20, 2014

Falmouth Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years on Cocaine 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, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court to 130 months in
prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and possession of
a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. White also was sentenced to 5 years of
supervised release. White pleaded guilty in June 2014.

Court records reveal that on February 12, 2013, law enforcement officers stopped
White’s vehicle in Portland after investigation had revealed that he planned to conduct a drug
transaction. The officers 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 and seized about 3 kilograms of cocaine, over $13,000 in cash, other items consistent
with drug trafficking and a loaded handgun.

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