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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Stetson Man Sentenced to Almost 6 Years for Cocaine and Oxycodone Trafficking Conspiracy

Contact: Joel B. Casey
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that John Williams, 40, of Stetson was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to 70 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine and oxycodone.  He pled guilty on January 25, 2016.

According to court records, between about 2012 and November 2014, the defendant conspired with nine other people to distribute oxycodone and cocaine in the Dexter, Maine area.  The drugs were acquired in Rhode Island and were distributed from his Stetson residence.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, with assistance from the Dexter Police Department and the Penobscot and Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Offices.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated November 9, 2016