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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of Delaware

For Immediate Release

Thursday, October 3, 2019
David C. Weiss
, United States Attorney

Wilmington Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Dealing Drugs

WILMINGTON, Del. – Subree Waterman, 38, of Wilmington, was sentenced yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark to five years in federal prison for distributing crack cocaine.

According to court documents, over the course of several months between March and June 2018, Waterman distributed crack on at least seven different occasions. Video of one transaction showed Waterman removing 42 grams of crack from plastic baggies, weighing the crack on a digital scale, taking $1,875 in exchange, and smiling and laughing as he counted the money.

David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, commented on the sentence, “The Defendant willingly chose to profit from peddling addictive, illegal drugs in our community. Today’s substantial sentence is the product of tireless work with our state and federal law enforcement partners to ensure that Delaware drug dealers face serious consequences for their actions.”

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) Wilmington Field Division investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher R. Howland prosecuted the case.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Delaware. Related court documents and information is located on the website of the District Court for the District of Delaware or on PACER by searching for Case No. 19-CR-22-001-LPS.


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