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Hermon Woman Sentenced to Two Years for Heroin, Fentanyl and Crack Conspiracy

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

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Erica Oliveira, 29, of Hermon, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to two years in prison and three years of supervised for conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.” She pleaded guilty on October 15, 2018.   

According to court records, between January 2016 and February 2017, Oliveira conspired with others to acquire heroin, fentanyl and crack in Waterbury, Connecticut and to distribute it in Penobscot County. The defendant allowed her Hermon residence to be used to distribute heroin and facilitated the drug dealing activities of others. 

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

Contact

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

Updated May 28, 2019

Topic
Drug Trafficking
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