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AUGUSTA MAN TO SERVE FOUR YEARS FOR TRAFFICKING OXYCODONE NEAR SCHOOL
September 10, 2004
SEPTEMBER 10, 2004
LARA M. NOMANI, ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, 207-626-8804
JAMES M. CAMERON, ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, 207-626-8505
Attorney General Steven Rowe announced today that Jeromiah Baker, 25, of
Officers from the Augusta Field Office of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested Baker and found him in possession of sixteen 80 milligram strength OxyContin pills. At the time of his arrest, Baker was less than 1,000 feet from the
According to agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, oxycodone generally has a street price of $1 per milligram. In this case, the oxycodone seized from Baker had been purchased for approximately $975.
Baker was sentenced by Superior Court Justice Donald Marden to serve ten years, all but four years suspended. Once Baker has served four years, he will be on probation for six years, the maximum period allowed for a class A offense.
The case was investigated by the Augusta Field Office of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Augusta Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Lara Nomani.
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