Connecticut man sentenced to 25 years after massive 2016 drug bust

By | May 16, 2018

A Connecticut man arrested in 2016 as part of what police said at the time was one of the largest crack cocaine seizures in the state was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Portland to 25 years in federal prison.

Erick Adams, 40, of Taftville, Connecticut, pleaded guilty on June 2, 2017, to a drug conspiracy charge, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank said in a news release. Adams was also charged with being an armed career criminal in possession of firearms.

Adams and his co-conspirators sold crack, cocaine and heroin in Biddeford between December 2014 and January 2016, prosecutors said. He …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News