NH man sentenced to more than 8 years in cocaine, oxycodone case

Posted Aug. 28, 2011, at 8:36 p.m.

ROCHESTER, N.H. — A Rochester man was sentenced to more than eight years in prison and three years of supervised release on drug charges Thursday in the state U.S. District Court.

According to a statement from United States Attorney John P. Kacavas, Anthony Scott, 24, of Rochester was sentenced after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and unlawful distribution of oxycodone and cocaine on May 23.

Scott was first indicted by a grand jury, along with four other individuals, on those charges on June 9, 2010, according to the statement, after an extensive investigation into the unlawful trafficking of large quantities of oxycodone and cocaine by Scott and his co-conspirators in Massachusetts and in the Rochester and Seacoast area of New Hampshire.

The investigation was a collaboration between the United States Attorney’s Office, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the United States Postal Inspection Service, the State of New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, the Rochester and Somersworth Police Departments, New Hampshire State Police, and the Saugus, Mass., and the Lawrence, Mass. Police Departments.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Cole Davis.

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