Drug Enforcement Administration

New England

Brian D. Boyle , Special Agent in Charge

May 17, 2016

Contact: SA Timothy Desmond

Phone Number: (617) 557-2100

Detroit Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years On Federal Drug Conspiracy Charge

BANGOR, 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 Raymond “Ken” Ferris, 60, of Detroit, Maine, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Bangor, Maine to a 87 month term of imprisonment and a three year term of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribute oxycodone.

According to court records, between April 2013 and April 2015, Ferris conspired with others in Somerset County to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone supplied by an out-of-state source of supply. He was arrested on April 16, 2015 when deputies and agents with the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration executed a search warrant at his Detroit, Maine residence.  Agents seized 100 oxycodone 30 mg tablets, heroin, marijuana and an assortment of drug paraphernalia.  During the course of the investigation an undercover DEA agent purchased oxycodone from Ferris on two separate occasions. 

Ferris was prosecuted federally in 2006 for possession with intent to distribute over a kilogram of cocaine.  He was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Bangor to 51 months imprisonment. 

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