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Blaine Man Pleads Guilty

| January 23, 2015

A Blaine man pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Bangor to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute bath salts. 34-year old Nate Brewer faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. He will be sentenced after the completion of a pre-sentence investigation report. According to court records, Brewer conspired […]

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Law Enforcement Talk Drugs Update…Problem with Prescription Drug Abuse Growing

| July 18, 2014

Local law enforcement say prescription drug abuse continues to climb in the county, which means that crime rates could also go up. In a two part report, Shawn Cunningham talks to those working in the trenches fighting the war on drugs. She finds out what THEY SAY needs to happen to win some important battles. […]

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Sheriff’s Office Charges Caribou Man with Drug Trafficking

| July 1, 2014

Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested Ward Ballard, 49, of Caribou, charging him with two counts of felony trafficking in scheduled drugs. The charges are a result of an investigation by Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputies that began with a traffic stop, on Route 1 in Mars Hill, on the evening of June 18th. At that time, Ballard […]

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Man Sentenced for Importing Bath Salts

| March 18, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiracy to import bath salts, launder money and being a felon in possession of firearms. Court records say 29-year-old Ryan Orton of Hudson, who was sentenced Monday, illegally obtained the drugs from China over the Internet and had them […]

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Bath Salts to Blame For Scary Incident at Bridgewater Gas Station

| February 13, 2014

“The most terrifying thing that’s ever happened.” That’s how one employee at the Bridgewater Gulf gas station refers to what occurred there on Wednesday night. A man State Police say was on bath salts came in to the convenience store and claimed that everyone was going to blow up. Cashier Kylie Bouchey said, “he insisted […]

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