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New York Man Sentenced for Heroin and Crack Trafficking

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

BANGOR, Maine: A Rochester, New York man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Bangor for conspiring to distribute heroin and cocaine base, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced.

U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. sentenced Quinton Spinks, aka “Q,” aka “Travis,” 37, to 115 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Spinks pleaded guilty in August 2019.

According to court records, between November 2016 and September 2017, Spinks conspired with others from Rochester and central Maine to distribute heroin and crack. The drugs were acquired in Rochester and Spinks and others distributed the drugs in Augusta and surrounding communities. 

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency investigated the case, with significant assistance provided by the Maine State Police. The case is being prosecuted as part of the Department of Justice’s program to combat the opioid epidemic.


Joel B. Casey
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated September 27, 2021

Drug Trafficking