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Welcome

Welcome to Maine and the United States Attorney’s Office.

This web site has been designed to provide you with some information about our state and office.

The state of Maine is 320 miles long and 210 miles wide and has a total land area of 30,862 square miles.  It has 3,500 miles of coastline and 2,000 coastal islands, the largest of which is Mount Desert, home of Acadia National Park.  Maine also has 6,000 lakes and ponds and 5,100 rivers and streams.  Known as the Pine Tree State, Maine has 17 million acres of forest covering approximately 90% of the State.  Mount Katahdin, located in Baxter State Park, is the highest mountain in Maine and the end of the Appalachian Trail.  In addition to its extraordinary natural beauty, Maine is also recognized for its "lobstah" and its wild blueberries.

Located in the far northeast corner of the United States, Maine is the largest of the New England states. West Quoddy Head, in Lubec, is the easternmost land area of the United States and was first to see the sunrise at the beginning of the new millennium. 
Maine is the only state that shares its border with only one other state.  In addition, it shares 616 miles of border with Canada (311 land, 305 water.)  The State is divided into sixteen counties.  The population is 1.3 million for an average of 42.7 persons per square mile. 

 


 

News

October 29, 2014

Connecticut Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Cocaine Traffickingy

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography

New Hampshire Woman Pleads Guilty to Transportation of Stolen Property and Tax Evasion

October 28, 2014

Brunswick Women Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison for Federal Program and Tax Fraud

California Man Sentenced to 1 1/2 Years in Prison for Theft and Embezzlement from the Passamaquoddy Tribe

Gardiner Man Pleads Guilty to Pharmacy Robbery

Bangor Man Sentenced to Five Years on Firearms Charge

Stockholm Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

Gardiner Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

October 22, 2014

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods

October 21, 2014

Gardiner Man Pleads Guilty to Pharmacy Robbery

Lewiston Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Being a Felon in Possession of Ammunition

Penobscot Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography

October 20, 2014

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offenses

Fajita Grill Owners Sentenced for Hiring Undocumented Aliens and False Statements

Falmouth Man Sentenced to Over 10 Years on Cocaine and Firearms Charges

October 9, 2014

Bangor Man Sentenced for Misdemeanor Cocaine Possession in Acadia National Park

Biddeford Man Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years for Pharmacy Robbery

October 7, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

October 2, 2014

Gardiner Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years for Pharmacy Robbery

October 1, 2014

Arundel Man Sentenced to 1 1/2 Years in Prison for Bank Theft

Brunswick Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Trafficking

Former Windham Couple Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charges

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