Bangor Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Conspiracy
Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Jeremy Duguay, 34, of Bangor, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to conspiring to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute marijuana.
According to court records, during a period between October 2010 and August 2016, the defendant conspired with others to illegally manufacture and distribute marijuana. The defendant was paid to assist in the production of marijuana at a large, sophisticated indoor growing facility in Frankfort, Maine. In May 2016, law enforcement officers executed a federal search warrant at the facility and seized about 400 marijuana plants, 295 marijuana root balls, and paraphernalia used to manufacture and process marijuana. The defendant had a firearm when agents arrived at the facility. According to the search warrant affidavit, the location of the facility was not reported to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
The defendant faces up to 20 years in prison, between three years and life of 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 investigation was conducted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.