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

Monday, June 25, 2018

Portland Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Crack Trafficking

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Tem Tom, 24, of Portland, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge D. Brock Hornby to seven years in prison and eight years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.”  He pleaded guilty on November 15, 2017.

Court records reveal that on February 2, 2017, law enforcement agents conducting surveillance in Portland approached a vehicle in which Tom was a passenger following a suspected drug transaction and seized more than an ounce of crack and $3,580 from Tom. 

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration with assistance from the Portland Police Department. 

Drug Trafficking
David B. Joyce Assistant United States Attorney Tel: (207) 780-3257
Updated June 27, 2018