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Lewiston Man Sentenced to Over 15 Years on Interstate Robbery and Gun Charges

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

Portland, Maine:  Acting United States Richard W. Murphy announced that Kourtney Williams, 27, of Lewiston, Maine was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to 184 months in prison and five years of supervised release for interstate robbery conspiracy and using a firearm during a crime of violence.  The defendant was convicted following a jury trial on September 12, 2016. 

Court records and trial evidence revealed that on August 2, 2014, at about 11:00 p.m., the defendant, armed with a pistol, and associates, one of whom had a crowbar, broke into a residence on the Garfield Road in Minot, Maine intending to steal drugs and money from its occupants. The defendant used the pistol to repeatedly threaten and assault the occupants.

The investigation was conducted by the Maine State Police; the Lewiston and Auburn Police Departments; the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


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

Updated September 22, 2017

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