December 02, 2016
Contact: SA Timothy Desmond
Phone Number: (617) 557-2100
New York Man Sentenced To 11a½ Years For Distributing Heroin
DEC 02 - PORTLAND, 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 Todd Rasberry, a/k/a “Champagne,” 35, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Judge Jon D. Levy to 11½ years in prison and three years of supervised release for distributing heroin. The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge on June 15, 2016.
Court records reveal that on July 15, 2015, federal agents learned that an individual was delivering heroin to a location in Portland. Agents confronted the individual, seized heroin that was packaged for sale, and learned that the individual’s heroin source was located in a motel room in Scarborough, Maine. Agents went to the motel room, seized 51 grams of heroin, packaging material and a digital scale, and arrested the defendant.
This case was investigated the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Scarborough Police Department.