Drug Enforcement Administration

New England

Brian D. Boyle , Special Agent in Charge

November 08, 2016

Contact: SA Timothy Desmond

Phone Number: 617-557-2100

Stetson Man Sentenced To Almost 6 Years For Cocaine And Oxycodone Trafficking Conspiracy

NOV 08 - BANGOR, Maine - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration New England Division and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that John Williams, 40, of Stetson was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to 70 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine and oxycodone.  He pleaded guilty on January 25, 2016.

According to court records, between about 2012 and November 2014, the defendant conspired with nine other people to distribute oxycodone and cocaine in the Dexter, Maine area.  The drugs were acquired in Rhode Island and were distributed from his Stetson residence.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, with assistance from the Dexter Police Department and the Penobscot and Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Offices.

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