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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Bangor Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Crack Cocaine

Contact: Joel B. Casey
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Syriane Baldwin, a/k/a “Del,” 29, of Bangor, Maine, pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Bangor, Maine to distribution of cocaine base, commonly referred to as “crack.”  The charge carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years imprisonment, a minimum of three years supervised release, and a maximum $1,000,000 fine.

According to Court records, on September 5, 2014 in Bangor, the defendant distributed a quantity of crack to a person who was assisting government agents in exchange for $300.  A grand jury indicted Baldwin on the distribution charge in September of 2015.  Baldwin will be sentenced following the completion of a presentence report.

The case was investigated by officers and agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, the New Haven, Connecticut Office of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, and the City of New Haven Police Department.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated May 19, 2016