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South Portland Man Sentenced to Prison for Attempted Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

Portland, Maine:  A South Portland man was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Portland for Attempted Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced.

Chief Judge Jon D. Levy sentenced Patrick Clark, 53, to five years in prison and four years of supervised release. Clark pleaded guilty on July 16, 2019.

According to court records, on January 4, 2019, pursuant to a search warrant, U.S. Postal Inspectors seized a package that had been addressed to the defendant at his apartment, and found approximately 111 grams of methamphetamine inside.  Law enforcement officers then executed a second search warrant at the defendant’s apartment.  In the bedroom where Clark was present, they found 11 grams of methamphetamine, more than $800 cash and a digital scale.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service investigated the case.


Christopher Hill
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Updated January 13, 2020

Drug Trafficking