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Canadian Man Sentenced to Time Served for Unlawfully Entering United States

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

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Simon Grenier, 51, of Saint Zacharie, Quebec, Canada was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by U.S. Magistrate Judge John C. Nivison to time served (15 days) for illegally entering into the United States.

According to court records, on October 16, 2018, a Border Patrol Agent and a Maine Game Warden located the defendant in Township 5, Range 20 near the border by following his fresh boot tracks from the border.  The defendant entered the United States illegally to hunt moose. 

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Border Patrol and the Maine Warden Service.


Jim Moore
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated November 2, 2018