A 24-year-old Portland man was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for possession of crack cocaine.

Tem Tom pleaded guilty in November to possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, commonly known as crack. He was sentenced in federal court in Portland by U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby to seven years in prison with eight years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced.

Court records show that agents conducting surveillance in Portland on Feb. 2, 2017, approached a vehicle in which Tom was a passenger after a suspected drug transaction. The agents seized more than an ounce of crack and $3,580 from Tom.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Portland police.

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