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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Lewiston Man Sentenced to 57 Months for Drug and Gun Offenses

Contact: Darcie N. McElwee
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Doug Bixby, 25, of Lewiston, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John D. Levy to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, commonly known as “crack,” and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.  He pled guilty on February 2, 2016.

According to court records, on August 28, 2014, Bixby was found by police at a Pine Street apartment in Lewiston in possession of a sawed-off shotgun, six boxes of shotgun shells, 24.6 grams of crack cocaine, a digital scale and small plastic baggies. At the time, surveillance cameras were set up in the hallway outside Bixby’s apartment with a live feed displayed on a monitor in his bedroom and he was on state probation for drug trafficking.
           
The investigation was conducted by the Lewiston Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Project Safe Neighborhoods
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Updated July 1, 2016