For Immediate Release - November 27, 2013

Matthew J. Antrim and Erica S. Long Guilty Plea

     District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today that on November 18, 2013, Matthew J. Antrim (DOB: 05/22/1989) pleaded guilty in Barnstable Superior Court to Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, Distribution of Oxycodone Subsequent Offense and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, and Erica S. Long (DOB: 06/27/2012) pleaded guilty in Barnstable Superior Court to Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, two counts of Distribution of Oxycodone and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana. 

 

Judge Robert C. Rufo sentenced Mr. Antrim to State Prison for three to four years committed on the Distribution of Oxycodone charge and the Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute charge, of which two years of said sentence is a day for day minimum mandatory sentence.  Judge Rufo sentenced Mr. Antrim to the Barnstable House of Correction for ninety days committed on the Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana charge, said sentence to run concurrent with the above-described State Prison sentence.

 

Judge Rufo sentenced Ms. Long to State Prison for two to three years committed on the Distribution of Oxycodone charges and the Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute charge.  Judge Rufo sentenced Ms. Long to the Barnstable House of Correction for ninety days committed on the Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana charge, said sentence to run concurrent with the above-described State Prison sentence.    

The incidents that resulted in the above-described charges occurred in and about May through June of 2012 in Barnstable, Massachusetts.  On May 29, 2012, Ms. Long sold two Oxycodone tablets to an undercover police officer.  On June 20, 2012, Ms. Long facilitated the sale of one Oxycodone tablet by Mr. Antrim to an undercover police officer.  On June 27, 2012, police executed a search warrant at the residence shared by Ms. Long and Mr. Antrim in Barnstable, Massachusetts, and recovered heroin, marijuana and evidence suggesting both Ms. Long and Mr. Antrim possessed the heroin and marijuana with an intent to distribute the heroin and marijuana. 

The case was investigated by the Cape Cod Drug Task Force whose members include federal, state and local law enforcement officers.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Edward F.X. Lynch