BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A judge sentenced a Bronx, New York woman Monday to 22 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with the intent to distribute oxycodone in Maine.
Court documents said that on March 15, 2013, Waterville Police offers approached Ebony Howard, 29, and William Waters after police had received a tip that two were traveling with a large amount of oxycodone. Police took Howard and Water to police headquarters and officer seized 645 oxycodone 30 mg tablets from Howard.
The U.S. Attorney's office said that Howard pleaded guilty June 4, 2014. At Monday's sentencing, the court said Howard was Water's courier. The court said Waters worked closely with central Maine drug dealer, Maurice McCray. A judge is sentencing Waters on Wednesday and McCray on Tuesday.