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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Waldoboro Man Sentenced to 41 Months for Role in New Haven to Bangor Crack Distribution Ring

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

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Jeremy Ingersoll-Meserve, 38, of Waldoboro, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr., to 41 months in prison and a three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute cocaine base, commonly known as crack. 

Between about January 2010 and August 2013, the defendant conspired with Christian Turner, a/k/a “P”, Jermaine Mitchell, a/k/a “Melo”, Rodrigo Ramirez, a/k/a “Rico” and others to distribute over 280 grams of crack cocaine throughout the greater Bangor area. The drugs were obtained in the New Haven, Connecticut area and transported to the Bangor area by others. The defendant obtained the drugs from other conspirators and sold it for $100 per gram and $50 per half-gram.  Members of the conspiracy from New Haven included members of the Red Side Guerilla Brimms, a violent street gang affiliated with the Almighty Blood Nation, a national street gang.

The case was investigated by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency; the New Haven Office of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and the New Haven Police Department.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated July 15, 2016