BANGOR, Maine — Four people pleaded guilty to being part of a drug ring in the Dexter area on Monday in federal court, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

John Williams, 39, of Stetson, Cynthia Williams, 43, of Stetson, Whitney Chadbourne, 22, of Harmony and Corey Pomerleau, 24, of Harmony all pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a charge of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

Court documents indicate that between January 2002 and November 2014, a conspiracy to distribute and possess oxycodone and cocaine existed in the Dexter area. The drugs were being brought into the area from Rhode Island. John and Cindy Williams would distribute the drugs in the Dexter area, and Chadbourne would transport them from Maine to Rhode Island.

Additionally, between February 2011 and November 2014, oxycodone was brought into the Dexter area from Rhode Island and distributed. Pomerleau participated in the conspiracy by distributing the drugs in the Dexter area.

The four face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $1,000,000, along with at least three years of supervised release and up to life of supervised release.

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