AUGUSTA — A 23-year-old with a significant criminal record in Maine and addresses in Pennsylvania and New York will spend the next five years in prison in Maine for aggravated trafficking in heroin last June in Augusta.

Darvent E. Cummings, formerly of East Stroudsburg, Pa., and more recently of Brooklyn, N.Y., was sentenced Tuesday at a hearing in Kennebec County Superior Court.

Cummings had been sentenced in fall 2012 to five years in prison, with all but two years suspended, and two years of probation after pleading guilty to aggravated criminal trespass and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon. He was one of three men who forced their way into the apartment of two women on April 6, 2012, on Chase Avenue in Augusta and threatened them with knives and a handgun.

Cummings was released from custody on those charges on Dec. 4, 2013, and was arrested two weeks later when police raided a home at 1 Penley St., Augusta, which they said was being used by an out-of-state gang to funnel illegal drugs into Maine.

Cummings pleaded guilty in February to illegally possessing heroin, and he was sentenced to six months in jail to be served at the same time as a six-month probation revocation on the previous sentence. Then he was arrested June 18 on the trafficking charge.

A judge ordered the new five-year sentence to run concurrently with a 30-month probation revocation.

Also sentenced Tuesday and Wednesday in Kennebec County Superior Court:

• Bradley Atkins, 23, of Hallowell and Augusta, operating under the influence Jan. 21, 2014, in Augusta; 90-day jail sentence, all but seven days suspended, one-year probation, $700 fine and three-year license and registration suspension. Atkins was found not guilty of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, with which he had been charged the same day.

• Kassey M. Corbin, 21, of Waterville, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer Sept. 14, 2014, in Augusta and July 25, 2014, in Waterville; 364-day jail sentence, all but 45 days suspended, one-year probation.

• Amy J. Hudson, 32, of Waterville, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and one count of violating condition of release Sept. 11-Oct. 26, 2014, in Waterville; three-year jail sentence, all but 30 days suspended, two years of probation; $3.10 restitution.

• Megan I. Legasse, 30, of Waterville, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer Feb. 14, 2014, and Sept. 30, 2014, both in Waterville; 90-day jail sentence.

• Jose Trinidad Lopez, 40, of Waterville, operating under the influence Feb. 17, 2014, in Waterville; 48-hour jail sentence, $500 fine, 150-day license suspension.

• Elizabeth O’Neil, 21, of Waterville, aggravated trafficking in cocaine Jan. 19-Oct. 31, 2013, in Waterville; four-year jail sentence, all but four months suspended, three years of probation, $400 fine, $140 restitution.

• Jake J. Pilsbury, 23, of Augusta and Somerville; burglary, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, criminal mischief, violating condition of release and operating while license suspended or revoked Aug. 24-Sept. 2, 2014, in Windsor; 30-month prison sentence, $500 fine, $2,397.90 restitution.

• Christian J. Roney, 38, of Waterville, aggravated criminal operating under the influence; operating after habitual-offender revocation and violation of condition of release, all April 12, 2014, in Waterville and criminal mischief Feb. 7, 2013, also in Waterville; four-year jail sentence, all but nine months and one day suspended, two years of probation, $2,100 fine and 10-year license and registration suspension.

• James H. Simonson, 54, of Clinton, reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon April 25, 2014, in Clinton; nine-month-and-one-day jail sentence concurrent to a probation revocation. Two charges of arson were dismissed in exchange for the plea, and charges of aggravated cultivation of marijuana and refusing to submit to arrest or detention were dismissed.

• Patricia A. Spence, 52, of Georgetown., Mass., operating under the influence Aug. 1, 2014, in Rome; $500 fine, 150-day license suspension.

• Tina M. Whittemore, 49, of Augusta; unlawful possession of heroin and criminal forfeiture of $6,832 in currency May 1, 2014, in Augusta; five-year jail sentence, all but 28 days suspended, two years of probation, $400 fine and $120 restitution. Charges of aggravated trafficking in heroin, unlawful furnishing of heroin and a second count of unlawful possession of heroin were dismissed.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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