For Immediate Release
Lewiston Man Sentenced to Prison for Crack Trafficking
Portland, Maine: A Lewiston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Portland for distributing cocaine base, commonly known as “crack,” U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced.
U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Torresen sentenced Everton Jones, 23, to 16 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Jones pleaded guilty on August 22, 2019.
According to court records, on June 1, 2018, Jones sold approximately one-half ounce of crack to another individual at a residence in Lewiston.
The FBI’s Southern Maine Gang Task Force; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the U.S. Marshals Service; the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; the Maine State Police; and the Lewiston Police Department investigated the case.