April 20, 2016
Contact: SA Timothy Desmond
Phone Number: (617) 557-2100
Scarborough Man Sentenced To Almost Three Years For Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
PORTLAND, Maine - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Chad Conner, age 35, of Scarborough was sentenced by United States District Judge Nancy Torresen for the crime of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and cocaine. Conner received a sentence of 33 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for these crimes.
Evidence in the case showed that from at least August 2014 through April 2015, Conner was part of a drug trafficking organization that distributed oxycodone and cocaine from different locations in the Scarborough area. Various co-conspirators would obtain the oxycodone pills and cocaine from out of state sources of supply. The drugs would then be brought to various locations in Maine whereupon they would be distributed by Conner and other conspirators to their customer base in the Scarborough area.
Conner was charged with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and cocaine in October 8, 2015. Conner pleaded guilty to the charge on October 28, 2015.
This case results from a joint investigation conducted by DEA and Scarborough Police Department.