News Release
For Immediate Release
October 27, 2010
Contact: Special Agent Tony Pettigrew
Number: 617-557-2138

Farmington Man Involved in Narcotics Trafficking Ring
Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

OCT 27 -- Steven W. Derr, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that TERRANCE BROWN, 32, of Farmington, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Mark R. Kravitz in New Haven to 120 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for his involvement in a Hartford-area narcotics distribution ring. On March 11, 2010, BROWN pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack cocaine”).

This matter stems from “Operation All In,” a long-term Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force investigation into the distribution of cocaine and crack cocaine in Hartford County. A total of 33 individuals have been charged as a result of the investigation, which has also included the seizure of approximately three kilograms of cocaine, one-half kilogram of crack cocaine, 12 firearms, and approximately $800,000 in cash. Several properties, vehicles and other items that were used during the course of the narcotics trafficking activity also have been forfeited.

According to court documents and statements made in court, phone calls intercepted during the wiretap phase of the investigation revealed that BROWN served as a “cook” for co-conspirator Peter
Maylor of Newington, regularly converting cocaine into crack cocaine at a “cook house” located on Ensign Street in East Hartford.

Maylor has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine. He awaits sentencing.

This matter was investigated by a Drug Enforcement Administration and the Hartford, New Britain, Manchester, East Hartford, Bloomfield, Bristol, Wethersfield, Windsor and Windsor Locks Police Departments.  Additional assistance has been provided by the East Central Narcotics Task Force, which includes members from the Manchester, South Windsor, Glastonbury, and Vernon Police Departments; the Capital Region Emergency Services Team (CREST), and the Hartford Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).