PORTLAND — An Auburn woman pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to conspiring to distribute heroin.

U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank said Sierrha Frisbie, 26, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.

According to court records, Frisbie purchased heroin in Massachusetts and New York between November 2015 and September 2017, with the intent to distribute the drug in Greater Portland and the Lewiston area.

In December 2015, Frisbie was arrested by state troopers at the York toll plaza on the Maine Turnpike and was found to be in possession of 38 grams of heroin. Frank said in a news release that Frisbie now faces up to 20 years in prison, a $1 million fine and between five years and life of supervised release.

Several law enforcement agencies investigated the case, including the Portland and South Portland police departments, Maine State Police and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

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