New Bedford Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Federal Drug Charges

By Christine O’Connor –

At the United States District Court in Boston on Tuesday, U.S. District Court Chief Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV sentenced Jamareh Allen, 26, of New Bedford to 10 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

On May 6, 2021, Allen pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

According to court documents, in September 2020, Allen sold cocaine to a cooperating witness in New Bedford. Additionally, between August and September 2020, Allen sold the cooperating witness fentanyl and offered to sell a firearm for $1,000. However, when it came time for the firearm deal, Allen stole the $1,000 from the cooperating witness during the attempted controlled purchase.

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