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Bangor Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking and Gun Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

Contact: Chris Ruge
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Terrance Douglas, 35, of Bennettsville, South Carolina and Bangor, Maine, pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to distribute cocaine, cocaine base and heroin; possession with intent to distribute cocaine, cocaine base and heroin; and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to court records, from April to October, 2014, Douglas imported the drugs from out of state and then prepared, packaged, and distributed them in the Bangor area.  Douglas, who had a previous felony conviction for distributing cocaine base, was also found in possession of a loaded Smith & Wesson .44 magnum pistol at the time of his arrest.  

Douglas faces a minimum of 10 years and up to life years in prison, an $8,000,000 fine, and supervised release for life.  He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency; the Bangor Police Department; and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

Updated April 6, 2015