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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Bangor Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin and Crack Trafficking Conspiracy

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Eric Tracy, 46, of Bangor, pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.” 

According to court records, between January 2016 and February 2017, Tracy conspired with others to acquire heroin and crack in Waterbury, Connecticut and distribute the drugs in Penobscot County. Tracy sold the drugs to customers and also delivered drugs to customers for other members of the conspiracy.  

The defendant faces up to 20 years in prison, between three years and life on supervised release, and a $1,000,000 fine.  He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and prosecuted as part of the Department of Justice’s Strategy to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Contact: 
Joel B. Casey Assistant United States Attorney Tel: (207) 945-0373
Updated July 19, 2018