ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine https://www.ice.gov/ ICE Headline News Feed by State en Copyright 2020 Fri, 07 May 2021 19:03:13 -0400 Maine resident sentenced after conviction in ICE HSI, multiagency firearms trafficking probe https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-resident-sentenced-after-conviction-ice-hsi-multiagency-firearms-trafficking Iulian Petre aka “Julian Petre,” 51, of Waterville, Maine, was sentenced following an August 2017 jury trial conviction on nine federal criminal charges including six counts of Receipt of a Firearm in Interstate Commerce and three counts of Shipment of a Firearm in Foreign Commerce. Petre, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Romania,  purchased and received firearms from out-of-state sellers intending to unlawfully export them. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-resident-sentenced-after-conviction-ice-hsi-multiagency-firearms-trafficking Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man pleads guilty to federal drug and gun charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-pleads-guilty-federal-drug-and-gun-charges Adam Davis, 37, of Rockland, Maine, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to illegally importing the synthetic opioid U-47700, also known as “Pink” or “U4,” and to illegally possessing a firearm while being a user of a controlled substance. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-pleads-guilty-federal-drug-and-gun-charges Tue, 10/24/2017 - 08:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced to 15 years for transporting child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-15-years-transporting-child-pornography Robert Kinney, Jr., 41, of Blaine, Maine was sentenced by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 15 years in prison and 15 years of supervised release for his role in sharing numerous images of child pornography. Blaine was also ordered to pay $6,000 in restitution. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-15-years-transporting-child-pornography Fri, 04/08/2016 - 16:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced to 11 years for receiving child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-11-years-receiving-child-pornography Jody Moczara, 35, of Sabattus, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to 135 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for possession of child pornography. Moczara had pleaded guilty to the charges on October 14, 2015. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-11-years-receiving-child-pornography Fri, 04/01/2016 - 11:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Convicted sex offender sentenced for downloading child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/convicted-sex-offender-sentenced-downloading-child-pornography Joshua Dunston, 38, of Bangor, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to 121 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for possession of child pornography. He also received a consecutive sentenced of 24 additional months for violating the terms and conditions of his supervised release, stemming for his 2006 child pornography conviction. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/convicted-sex-offender-sentenced-downloading-child-pornography Thu, 03/31/2016 - 16:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Canadian man sentenced for benefit fraud, aggravated identity theft https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/canadian-man-sentenced-benefit-fraud-aggravated-identity-theft Robert Jerome Bond, 47, of Gardiner, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for theft of public money and an additional two years for aggravated identity theft. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/canadian-man-sentenced-benefit-fraud-aggravated-identity-theft Tue, 03/22/2016 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-57-months-federal-prison-child-pornography Daniel Lajoie, Jr., 46, of Bowdoinham, Maine was sentenced to 57 months in prison on one count of possession of child pornography. Lajoie pleaded guilty to the charge on October 8, 2015. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-57-months-federal-prison-child-pornography Fri, 02/05/2016 - 08:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Former Maine state representative sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for immigration fraud https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-maine-state-representative-sentenced-13-months-federal-prison-immigration Adam Mack, 39, of Portland, Maine, was sentenced to 13 months in prison on multiple counts of aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and making false statements. Mack previously pleaded guilty on March 30, 2015. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-maine-state-representative-sentenced-13-months-federal-prison-immigration Wed, 10/07/2015 - 10:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Portland man pleads guilty to marriage fraud scheme https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/portland-man-pleads-guilty-marriage-fraud-scheme Adam Mack, 39, who is both a former state representative and Maine Notary of the Public, knowingly helped facilitate sham marriages between foreign nationals from Russia and Ukraine and U.S. citizens. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/portland-man-pleads-guilty-marriage-fraud-scheme Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Former Maine special education teacher sentenced to 65 years after child exploitation case https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-maine-special-education-teacher-sentenced-65-years-after-child-exploitation Patrik Arsenault, 28 of Norridgewock, was also ordered to serve a lifetime supervised release by U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. following his prison sentence. Arsenault pleaded guilty July 8, 2014. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-maine-special-education-teacher-sentenced-65-years-after-child-exploitation Thu, 01/22/2015 - 19:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced to 40 years in prison for producing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-40-years-prison-producing-child-pornography Wade Robert Hoover was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 40 years in federal prison for producing and possessing child pornography. Between 2008 and 2012, Hoover sexually abused two children and took pictures and video of that abuse. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-40-years-prison-producing-child-pornography Tue, 07/02/2013 - 00:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced to over 12 years in prison for possession of child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-over-12-years-prison-possession-child-pornography Walter Arthur Mosher Jr. was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography as the result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-over-12-years-prison-possession-child-pornography Mon, 03/04/2013 - 00:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine ICE fines Maine companies hiring unlawful employees https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-fines-maine-companies-hiring-unlawful-employees Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), eight Maine employers were fined a total of $78,966.50 in fiscal year (FY) 2012 for various employment violations. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-fines-maine-companies-hiring-unlawful-employees Thu, 11/15/2012 - 00:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Suspect in Massachusetts double homicide in custody in Maine https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/suspect-massachusetts-double-homicide-custody-maine Joseph Wright was taken into custody early this morning in connection with the discovery of two bodies, including Wright's mother, in Saugus, Mass., yesterday. Wright was taken into custody as he attempted to cross the U.S.-Canada border. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/suspect-massachusetts-double-homicide-custody-maine Wed, 05/02/2012 - 00:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced to 6 years in prison for transporting child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-6-years-prison-transporting-child-pornography Lawrence Labbe, 46, of LaGrange, Maine, pleaded guilty on Feb. 25, 2011 to unlawfully transporting child pornography in interstate commerce using a computer. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-6-years-prison-transporting-child-pornography Fri, 09/16/2011 - 00:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine Maine man sentenced on federal drug charge https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-federal-drug-charge Shawn Perito, 34, had pled guilty to the charges on Dec. 6, 2010, following an investigation conducted jointly with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Perito was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/maine-man-sentenced-federal-drug-charge Mon, 03/14/2011 - 20:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Maine