Nashua man to spend decade in federal prison for selling crack cocaine
January 09. 2014 9:49AM
CONCORD - A Nashua man authorities labeled a "persistent" drug dealer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling cocaine near his Elm Street home in 2010.Sean Brown, 40, was found guilty of three counts of unlawful distribution of cocaine base (crack). According to U.S. Attorney John P. Kacavas, Brown sold the drugs in February 2010 near his then 73 Elm St. home to an individual working with Nashua police.In sentencing him to 10 years in federal prison, Judge Steven J. McAuliffe noted Brown dealt small quantities of drugs, but that he was a "persistent" drug dealer.In 1997, Brown was sentenced to 47 months in federal prison for possessing crack cocaine with intent to sell and was sentenced to 3 1/2 to 7 years in state prison after being convicted in 2005 in Hillsborough County Superior Court on four counts of selling heroin.The case was prosecuted by assistant U.S. Attorneys Jennifer Cole Davis and Seth Aframe.