News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

This web page contains some, but not all, US Attorney's Office news releases from the past twelve months.  These are not official records of proceedings, please contact the Clerk of Courts for the United States District Court, District of Maine if you want to obtain official copies of United States District Court records or documents.

July 2014

July 16, 2014

Portland Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Crack Cocaine Trafficking

July 11, 2014

Massachusetts Fugitive Sentenced to 81 Months on Firearms and Identity Theft Charges

July 10, 2014

Gray Man Pleads Guilty to Passing Counterfeit Currency

Gardiner Resident Charged With Bank Robbery

July 8, 2014

Norridgewock Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation and Pornography Charges

July 7, 2014

New York City Man Sentenced to More Than 8 Years for Drug Conspiracy

July 1, 2014

Waterville Woman Sentenced to 15 Months on Immigration, Money Laundering and Tax Charges

June 2014

June 27, 2014

California Man Pleads Guilty to Theft and Embezzlement from the Passamaquoddy Tribe

June 26, 2014

Former Cumberland Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Bank Fraud and Tax Evasion

June 23, 2014

Corinna Business Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods

Berwick Resident Sentenced to 22 Years on Armed Bank Robbery and Firearms Charges

Guatemalan Man Sentenced to 16 Months for Fraud

June 20, 2014

Sanford Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Bank Robbery

Old Orchard Beach Man Pleads Guilty to Pharmacy Robbery

June 19, 2014

Falmouth Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Trafficking and Firearms Charges

June 18, 2014

Former Greenbush Resident Pleads Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy and Firearms Charges

June 17, 2014

Pittston Woman Sentenced to Over Two Years on Federal Drug Charges

June 16, 2014

Mexican Restaurant Owners Plead Guilty to Hiring Undocumented Aliens and False Statements

June 13, 2014

Former Chelsea Selectman Sentenced to More Than 7 Years on Extortion and Fraud Charges

June 12, 2014

Milford Woman Sentenced to 2 Years for Straw Gun Purchases

June 10, 2014

Arundel Man Pleads Guilty to Theft by Bank Officer

Monroe Man Sentenced to Almost 4 Years on Federal Drug Charges

Linneus Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Pornography Possession

June 9, 2014

Brunswick Women Pleads Guilty to Federal Program and Tax Fraud

June 2, 2014

Chelsea Contractor Sentenced to 2¾ Years for Filing False Income Tax Returns

May 2014

May 28, 2014

Old Orchard Beach Man Sentenced to 2½ Years for Child Pornography Possession

May 27, 2014

Old Town Man Sentenced to 4¾ Years for Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

May 23, 2014

Hartford Man Sentenced to 6½ Years for Possession of Child Pornography

May 22, 2014

New Hampshire Resident Sentenced to 4¾ Years for Armed Bank Robbery

Portland Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

May 20, 2014

Poland Man Sentenced to Probation for Stealing VA Travel Benefits

May 15, 2014

Lewiston Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Transporting Child Pornography

Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Cocaine

Richmond Man Sentenced for Theft of Copper from VA

Portland Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

May 14, 2014

Portland Man Pleads Guilty to Pharmacy Robbery

Rangeley Man Sentenced to Almost Four Years on Firearms Charge

Bradley and Old Town Residents Plead Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

May 12, 2014

Two Bangor Residents Plead Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

May 9, 2014

South Portland Man Sentenced to More than Four Years For Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Virginia Man Sentenced to 12½ Years for Transporting Child Pornography

May 8, 2014

New Hampshire Men Sentenced For Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

May 7, 2014

Bangor Resident Pleads Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Charges

Bangor Man Sentenced to Four Months for Mail Theft

May 6, 2014

Lisbon Man Sentenced to Ten-Year Maximum on Firearms Charge

May 2, 2014

Andover Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Possession of Child Pornography

May 1, 2014

Windham Man Pleads Guilty to Passing $18,000 Worth of Counterfeit Traveler’s Checks

April 2014

April 30, 2014

Connecticut Man Sentenced to More than 16 Years on Crack Cocaine Charges

April 29, 2014

Saco Attorney Pleads Guilty to $177,500 Money Laundering Conspiracy

April 28, 2014

Bangor Resident Pleads Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

Caribou Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Transportation of Child Pornography

April 25, 2014

Vermont Man Convicted of Wire Fraud

April 18, 2014

Greenbush Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Postal Funds

Hudson Woman Sentenced to Three Years on Drug, Money Laundering and Firearms Charges

Gardiner Man Pleads Guilty to Pharmacy Robbery

April 17, 2014

Stockton Springs Woman Sentenced to Eight Months for Bank Embezzlemen

Rockland Man Pleads Guilty to Pharmacy Robbery

April 15, 2014

Greenbush Resident Pleads Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

April 10, 2014

Massachusetts Man Convicted of Federal Firearm Charge

April 9, 2014

Westbrook Man Convicted of Perjury

April 8, 2014

Kenyan Woman Sentenced to One Year For Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

April 7, 2014

Englishman Sentenced to 17 Years on Child Exploitation and Pornography Charge

New Jersey Man Convicted of Extortion

Press Alert - Kenyan Woman to be Sentenced For Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

April 3, 2014

East Central Franklin Woman Sentenced to More Than Four Years For Pharmacy Robbery

April 2, 2014

Two Bangor Residents Plead Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

New Hampshire Residents Sentenced on Armed Bank Robbery Charges

Milo Man Sentenced to 1 1/2 Years for Damaging Energy Facilities

March 2014

March 31, 2014

New York City Man Pleads Guilty to Oxycodone Distribution Charge

Texas Man Sentenced for Theft of SSDI Benefits

March 28, 2014

Massachusetts Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Identity Theft Charges

March 26, 2014

South Portland Man Sentenced to 16 Months for Possessing a Stolen Firearm

March 25, 2014

Former Wells Resident Sentenced to 18 Months for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Fairfield Woman Sentenced to 14 Months on Immigration, Money Laundering and Tax Charges

March 19, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to Almost 4 Years on Federal Firearm Charge

March 18, 2014

Hudson Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years on Drug, Money Laundering and Firearms Charges

March 17, 2014

New York Man Sentenced to More Than 3 Years For Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

March 12, 2014

Bangor Man Sentenced to 18 Years as an Armed Career Criminal

March 11, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced For Drug Trafficking

March 5, 2014

Scarborough Man Sentenced for Benefits Fraud

Lewiston Man Pleads Guilty to Theft and Drug Charges

March 4, 2014

Holden Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

Berwick Resident Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery and Firearms Charges

February 2014

February 27, 2014

New Hampshire Man Sentenced to 4 Years For Heroin Trafficking

February 26, 2014

Skowhegan Woman Sentenced to 4 Years for Drug Trafficking

South China Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Veteran Death Benefits

Sabattus Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing VA Travel Benefits

Westbrook Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography

February 20, 2014

Lewiston Man Sentenced for Pharmacy Robbery

February 19, 2014

Bucksport Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement and False Tax Return Charges

Fort Kent Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Drugs

February 18, 2014

Boothbay Harbor Man Sentenced to Over Five Years in Prison for Transporting Stolen Vehicle and Violating Release Conditions

February 14, 2014

Former Sanford Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery Charge

February 7, 2014

Monroe Woman Convicted of Federal Drug and Firearms Charges

February 4, 2014

Former Cumberland Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud and Tax Evasion Charges

February 3, 2014

Canaan Man Sentenced to 2 Years on Federal Drug and Firearms Charges

Oakland Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing SSI Benefits

January 2014

January 28, 2014

Scarborough Man Sentenced to 9 Years on Drug and Health Care Fraud Charges

January 27, 2014

Jury Renders Guilty Verdicts in Township 37 Marijuana Grow Case

Lewiston Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years on Drug Charges

Surry Man Sentenced on Federal Kidnapping and Firearm Charges

Auburn Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charges

January 22, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced to 10 Months for Conspiring to Produce False Identification Documents

January 21, 2014

Kittery Man Pleads Guilty to Structuring Cash Transactions

January 16, 2014

New Hampshire Resident Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery Charges

January 15, 2014

Windham Man Sentenced to Three Years on Child Pornography Charge

January 14, 2014

Oxford County Man Sentenced to Over Two Years on Federal Counterfeit Charge

South Portland Man Sentenced to Over Thirteen Years for Armed Robbery Charges

January 13, 2014

Lewiston Man Sentenced to Over Six Years for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

January 10, 2014

Portland Man Sentenced to 14 1/2 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography and Violating Release Conditions

Windham Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Armed Pharmacy Robbery

January 9, 2014

District of Maine U.S. Attorney's Office Collects over $2.5 Million In Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2013

January 8, 2014

Dresden Man Sentenced to Over Two Years in Prison For Conspiring to Commit Pharmacy Robbery

January 6, 2014

Missouri Man Sentenced to Over Eight Years for Interstate Stalking

December 2013

December 20, 2013

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography

Lewiston Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography

December 19, 2013

Bangor Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

December 17, 2013

New York Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years for Heroin Trafficking

December 16, 2013

Greene Man Sentenced to Prison on Tax Charge

December 12, 2013

New Hampshire Resident Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery Charges

New Hampshire Resident Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery Charges

December 11, 2013

Rockland Woman Sentenced to 33 Months for Bank Fraud

December 4, 2013

Richmond Man Pleads Guilty to Theft of Copper from VA

Augusta Woman Sentenced for Accessory After the Fact to the Robbery of a Pharmacy

December 3, 2013

Sanford Man Sentenced to Nine Years on Child Pornography Charge

Augusta Woman Sentenced for Aiding and Abetting the Robbery of a Pharmacy

November 2013

November 22, 2013

Penobscot County Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

November 21, 2013

Monroe Man Convicted of Federal Drug and Firearms Charges

Portland Man Interstate Travel to Promote Prostitution Charge

November 19, 2013

New Hampshire Residents Charged With Bank Robbery

November 13, 2013

Augusta Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years for Pharmacy Robbery

Yarmouth Man Sentenced to Two and One-Half Years on Child Pornography Charge

November 7, 2013

Linneus Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

November 6, 2013

Presque Isle Man Pleads Guilty to Passport Fraud

November 1, 2013

Lewiston Woman Convicted on Crack Cocaine Charges

Portland Man Indicted on Bank Robbery Charge

October 2013

October 29, 2013

Former Wells Resident Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

October 25, 2013

Saco Man Sentenced on Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

October 16, 2013

New York Man Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Firearms Charge

October 11, 2013

Dominican Man Sentenced to 57 Months for Illegal Re-Entry into the United States

Windham Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of a Pharmacy

October 8, 2013

Waldo Man Sentenced to 2 Years for Unlawful Possession of Ammunition

Cape Elizabeth Psychologist Sentenced to Eight Months for Health Care Fraud

October 2, 2013

Massachusetts Woman Pleads Guilty to Lying to Federal Grand Jury

Chelsea Man Convicted on Federal Tax Fraud Charges

September 2013

September 30, 2013

Department of Justice Awards Over $650,000 in Grants for Maine Enforcement and School Safety Officers

September 26, 2013

South Carolina Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Production of Child Pornography

September 25, 2013

Dresden Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Rob Pharmacy

September 24, 2013

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to Over 15 Years on Federal Firearms Charge

Portland Man Convicted of Possessing Child Pornography

September 19, 2013

Waterboro Man Sentenced to More Than 5 Years on Federal Firearm Charges

September 18, 2013

Connecticut Man Sentenced to 6 Years on Federal Drug Charge

September 18, 2013

Former Chelsea Selectman Found Guilty on Federal Extortion Charges

September 17, 2013

California Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

September 9, 2013

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Trafficking Oxycodone

September 5, 2013

California Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Conspiring to Structure Financial Transactions

New York Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Trafficking Oxycodone

Portland Man Sentenced to Two Months in Jail for Stealing $46,585 in Welfare Benefits

September 4, 2013

New York Man Sentenced to 7 Years for Distributing Oxycodone

August 2013

August 21, 2013

Surry Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Kidnapping and Firearm Charges

South Portland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Armed Robbery and Firearms Charges

August 20, 2013

Rockland Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

August 19, 2013

Maine Company Settles Federal Health Care False Claims Complaint

August 6, 2013

Fourteen Charged in Bangor Area Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

Fayette Man Sentenced To 6½ Years For Interstate Travel to Have Sex with Minor

August 2, 2013

Greene Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Charge

Honduran Man Sentenced for Criminal Immigration Law Violation

 

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