Drug Enforcement Administration

New England

Brian D. Boyle , Special Agent in Charge

September 09, 2013

Contact: SA Timothy Desmond

Phone Number: (617) 557-2100

Massachusetts Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Trafficking Oxycodone

- PORTLAND, Maine -  - John J. Arvanitis, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that Joshua Snow - , 30, of Lynn, Massachusetts was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Judge D. Brock Hornby to 12 years in jail and six years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute oxycodone.  Snow - pled guilty to the charge on May 9, 2013.

According to Court records, on January 29, 2013, Snow - was stopped by Maine State Police troopers and found to be in possession of 500 oxycodone pills.  Snow - admitted the pills were his and that he intended to distribute them.  At sentencing, Judge Hornby found Snow - to be a career offender which subjected him to enhanced sentencing penalties.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maine State Police, and the Scarborough Police Department.

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