BANGOR, Maine — A former Bangor man was sentenced in U.S. District Court docket in Bangor on Monday to 4 years in jail for his function in a sweeping 21-person northern Maine drug conspiracy.
Christopher Coty, 43, was the ninth individual concerned within the drug conspiracy to be sentenced. Eight of the remaining 12 defendants have pleaded responsible, in line with the U.S. Division of Justice.
U.S. District Decide Lance E. Walker additionally sentenced Coty to a few years of supervised launch.
In keeping with courtroom paperwork, Coty and others trafficked methamphetamine and fentanyl in Penobscot and Aroostook counties, and Coty knowingly and deliberately joined and took part within the conspiracy.
These sentenced previous to Coty embody, Andrew Adams, 32, of Aroostook County, 10 years; Wayne Smith, 33, of Bangor, 85 months; Danielle McBreairty, 33, of Glenburn, 20 years; Blaine Footman, 37, of Bangor, 5 years; Nicole Footman, 40, of Holden, 3 years; Dwight Gary, Jr., 53, of Medway, time served; Matthew Catalano, 37, of Penobscot County, 165 months; Thomas Hammond, 25, of Charleston, 84 months.
Defendants within the conspiracy who pleaded responsible embody, Sarah McBreairty, 35, of Dixmont; John Miller, 22, of Caribou; Shelby Loring, 28, of Bangor; Joshua Younger, 48, of Presque Isle; Joshua Jerrell, 29, of Orrington; Carol Gordon, 53, of Bangor; Jason Cunrod, 42, of Caribou; James King, 54, of Caribou.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and Maine Drug Enforcement Company investigated the case. Help was supplied by the police departments in Orono, Bangor, Brewer, Caribou, Presque Isle and Houlton. U.S. Legal professional Darcie McElwee additionally acknowledged the cooperation and coordination supplied by the Maine State Legal professional Basic’s Workplace and the Aroostook County District Legal professional’s Workplace.