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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 29, 2018

Rangeley Man Sentenced to Two Years for Fentanyl Distribution

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Steven Butler, 25, of Rangeley, Maine, was sentenced today by U.S. District by Chief Judge Nancy Torresen to two years in prison and three years of supervised release for distribution of fentanyl.

According to court records, between March and June 2017, the defendant distributed fentanyl three times to a confidential informant in Rangeley.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office; the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives; the Maine State Police; and the Rangeley Maine Police Department, with assistance provided by the Maine Office of the Attorney General. This case was investigated and prosecuted as part of the Department of Justice’s Strategy to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Contact: 
Joel B. Casey Assistant United States Attorney Tel: (207) 945-0373
Updated June 29, 2018