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Case Number: 1:19-cr-00088-JAW
Judge: John A. Woodcock, Jr.
Court: United States District Court for the District of Maine (Penobscott County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Bangor, ME: Possessing controlled substances with the intent to distribute and using a communication facility to facilitate a felony drug offense criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Damian Perry, aka “Primo,” age 39.
On September 1, 2017, Perry and another person were found in possession of 94 grams of cocaine base and 34 grams of heroin at a Brewer hotel. Perry and the other person had been selling the drugs from the hotel. On August 21, 2017, Perry had used a telephone to have a conversation with another individual to make plans to come to Maine to sell the drugs.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Brewer Police Department investigated the case.
This prosecution is part of an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) investigation. OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles the highest-level drug traffickers, money launderers, gangs, and transnational criminal organizations that threaten the United States by using a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach that leverages the strengths of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies against criminal networks.
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE BASE AND HEROIN AND AIDING AND ABETTING; 21:841(a)(1) and 18:2
UNLAWFUL USE OF A COMMUNICATION FACILITY; 21:843(b)
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 137 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release.