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Bangor Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Methamphetamine and Fentanyl Trafficking

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

BANGOR, Maine:  A Bangor man was sentenced in federal court today for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl, U.S. Attorney Darcie N. McElwee announced.

U.S. District Judge Lance E. Walker sentenced Blaine Footman, 35, to five years in prison and four years of supervised release. Footman pleaded guilty on June 22, 2021.

According to court records, in May 2021, members of the Bangor Police Department responded to a gas station to find Footman passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle. He possessed with the intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine and an amount of fentanyl. Footman was also in possession of a Glock Model 19 9mm handgun.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency with assistance from the Bangor Police Department.

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

Updated May 25, 2022

Drug Trafficking