Contact: Darcie N. McElwee
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Garry
Collins, 46, of Brunswick, Maine, pleaded guilty today, in U.S. District Court in Portland to
possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base.
According to evidence presented at the plea hearing, on June 3, 2013, Collins and others
packaged crack cocaine for distribution at a Portland hotel. The next day, he was found by
Portland Police officers with crack cocaine and arrested.
Collins faces between 10 years and life in prison. He will be sentenced after completion
of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.
The investigation was conducted by the Portland Police Department, the Maine Drug
Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.