Skip to main content
Press Release

Harrington Man Sentenced to Three Years for Heroin and Crack Trafficking

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

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Owen Fickett, 32, of Harrington, Maine, was sentenced to three years in prison and three years of supervised release today in U.S. District Court by Judge Lance E. Walker for possession with the intent to distribute heroin and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.” 

According to Court records, on March 6, 2018, a Maine State Police Trooper stopped a vehicle in which Fickett was a passenger.  During a roadside investigation, the trooper discovered that Fickett was in possession of heroin and crack and about $1,200.  Fickett admitted that he had been selling heroin and crack.

The case was investigated by the Maine State Police and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration 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 March 7, 2019

Drug Trafficking