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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Bangor Man Sentenced to Four Months for Mail Theft

Contact: Gail Fisk Malone
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that David
Blaine Fisher, 47, of Bangor, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Nancy
Torresen to four months in prison, three months in community confinement and three years of
supervised release for stealing U.S. mail. Fisher was also ordered to pay $3,194 in restitution.

According to court records, between October 9 and December 24, 2012, Fisher stole 12
checks that had been set out for pick-up by the U.S. Postal Service at eight residences in Bangor,
Ellsworth and Trenton. Fisher altered the check amounts, forged endorsements and used them to
buy merchandise at local stores, including Home Depot and Hannaford.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Ellsworth
and Bangor Police Departments.

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Updated January 26, 2015