2 Maine residents sentenced on drug charges

9:52 AM, May 2, 2013   |    comments
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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - An Augusta man and an Albion woman have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a drug ring that brought cocaine and oxycodone from New York to central Maine.

Saul Hernandez of Augusta was sentenced this week in federal court in Bangor to four years and four months behind bars followed by three years of probation. He pleaded guilty to September to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and distribution of cocaine and oxycodone.

His lawyer tells the Kennebec Journal he expressed regret in court for his actions.

Cassandra Ware of Albion was sentenced to two years and six months in prison, followed by three years of probation. She pleaded guilty in November to similar charges. She too expressed remorse.

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