A Bangor lady acquired one of the vital important sentences ever handed down in a Maine drug case after she was discovered to own greater than 2,000 grams of methamphetamine and fentanyl, the Maine Drug Enforcement Company launched on Thursday.
Angelena Quirion, 41, of Bangor was convicted on quite a few aggravated drug trafficking offenses and sentenced to 30 years in jail with all however 25 years suspended, adopted by 4 years of probation, in accordance with the Maine Drug Enforcement Company.
The sentencing on Wednesday adopted a four-day jury trial in Bangor Unified Felony Courtroom.
Auburn Police arrested Quirion on Jan. 20, 2022. On the time, police discovered “a major quantity” of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine within the car she was in. On Jan. 21, 2022, brokers from the Maine Drug Enforcement Company searched Quirion’s house in Bangor.
By way of the 2 searches, police seized 1,316 grams, or 2.9 kilos, of methamphetamine, 1,206 grams, or 2.7 kilos, of fentanyl and 247 grams, or half of a pound, of cocaine. Quirion additionally had greater than $30,000 in money, two handguns and an AR-15 rifle, the Maine Drug Enforcement Company stated Tuesday.
In keeping with federal statistics , it takes round two milligrams of fentanyl to set off a deadly overdose. Below these tips, 1,206 grams of fentanyl is sufficient to kill greater than 600,000 folks, and almost half the estimated inhabitants of Maine.
The quantity of medicine discovered have been nicely greater than what’s required to set off a four-year mandatory-minimum jail sentence and “represents one of the vital important seizures, to this point, within the State of Maine,” in accordance with an announcement from the Maine Drug Enforcement Company.
Quirion had no prior felony report in Maine.