August 04, 2016
Contact: SA Timothy Desmond
Phone Number: 617-557-2100
Caribou Man Sentenced To 28 Months For Bath Salts Distribution Conspiracy
AUG 04 - BANGOR, Maine - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Dustin Giles, 31, of Caribou, Maine, was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. for conspiring to distribute to 28 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release. The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge on January 12, 2016.
According to court records, between about January 2012 and June 2014, Giles conspired with others in Aroostook County to obtain bath salts overseas via the internet and distribute it. Specifically, Giles was supplied with bath salts by another member of the conspiracy and distributed it to multiple customers.
The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Maine
Drug Enforcement Agency with assistance from the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.