News Release
For Immediate Release:
October 28, 2008
Contact: Special Agent Tony Pettigrew
Number: 617-557-2138

Bridgeport Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Crack Cocaine Distribution Charge

OCT 28 -- Kevin L. Lane, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and Nora R. Dannehy, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that DEWITT FERGUSON, 31, of Bridgeport, pleaded guilty today before Senior United States District Judge Alan H. Nevas in Bridgeport to one count of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base (“crack”).

According to documents filed with the Court and statements made in court, on several occasions between May 2006 and July 2007, FERGUSON, distributed crack and powder cocaine in Bridgeport.

Judge Nevas has scheduled sentencing for January 20, 2009, at which time FERGUSON faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years and a fine of up to $1 million.

FERGUSON has been detained since his arrest in July 2008.