Drug Enforcement Administration

New England

Brian D. Boyle , Special Agent in Charge

May 03, 2017

Contact: SA Timothy Desmond

Phone Number: 617-557-2100

Heroin Trafficker From Auburn, Maine Sentenced

MAY 03 - PORTLAND, Maine - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent-in-Charge of the DEA’s New England Division, and Acting United States Attorney Richard W. Murphy announced that Darnell Robinson, a/k/a “Butta,” age 30, of Auburn, Maine was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Nancy Torresen to eight years in prison and three years of supervised release for distributing heroin. He pled guilty on January 12, 2017.

Court records reveal that on April 27, 2016, a witness working with federal agents purchased $1,000 worth of heroin from Robinson in Auburn.  Shortly thereafter, law enforcement agents seized heroin from a customer who acquired it from Robinson.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maine State Police, the Lewiston and Auburn Police Departments and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

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