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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 7, 2022

Yarmouth Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Cocaine Trafficking

PORTLAND, Maine:  A Yarmouth man was sentenced today in federal court for conspiracy to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Darcie N. McElwee announced.

Chief U.S. District Judge Jon D. Levy sentenced Isaiah Mokeme, aka “O,” 25, to ten years in prison and four years of supervised release. Mokeme pleaded guilty in March 2021.

According to court records, in January 2019, Mokeme and others agreed to ship cocaine from California to southern Maine for further distribution. On January 10, 2019, Mokeme shipped an overnight package from Los Angeles to Westbrook, Maine. The package was intercepted and found to contain three kilograms of cocaine. Law enforcement then recovered a receipt indicating a similar package was shipped on January 9, 2019.  

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI, Homeland Security Investigations, United States Marshals Service, and the Portland and Los Angeles police departments investigated the case. 

             

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Contact: 
Meghan E. Connelly Assistant United States Attorney Tel: (207) 780-3257
Updated January 10, 2022