Jennifer Dowling, 33, of Pittston, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 31 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release for distribution of oxycodone. Dowling pleaded guilty to the offense on January 27.
According to court records, on May 9, 2012, the defendant sold over 30 oxycodone pills to a confidential informant working with law enforcement. During sentencing, the court noted that prior to her arrest on this charge, Ms. Dowling was a significant drug trafficker in the Augusta area.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office.