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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Lewiston Man Sentenced to Prison for Crack Trafficking

Portland, Maine:  A Lewiston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Portland for distributing cocaine base, commonly known as “crack,” U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced.

U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Torresen sentenced Everton Jones, 23, to 16 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Jones pleaded guilty on August 22, 2019.

According to court records, on June 1, 2018, Jones sold approximately one-half ounce of crack to another individual at a residence in Lewiston.

The FBI’s Southern Maine Gang Task Force; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the U.S. Marshals Service; the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; the Maine State Police; and the Lewiston Police Department investigated the case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Contact: 
Christopher Hill Assistant United States Attorney Tel: (207) 780-3257
Updated January 7, 2020