Augusta Man Sentenced For Drug Trafficking
According to the Kennebec Journal, William Stephenson, 33, pleaded guilty to two Class B felony counts of trafficking in schedule W drugs, crack, and fentanyl.
Stephenson, is an Augusta man who was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.
He was sentenced in a plea agreement reached between his attorney and state Attorney General’s Office prosecutors to 30 months in prison.
Assistant attorney general Katie Sibley said;
Augusta Police conducted three controlled buys of drugs at Stephenson’s 33 Stone St. apartment while he was present in September of 2020. There was significant enough to be considered trafficking, not for personal use.”
Police obtained a search warrant and on Sept. 14, 2020, with assistance from Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office, Maine State Police, U.S. Homeland Security Investigations and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, found approximately 210 grams of crack cocaine and 48 grams of fentanyl, according to a news release from Augusta Police.
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