October 26, 2016
Contact: SA Timothy Desmond
Phone Number: (617) 557-2100
Presque Isle Man Sentenced To Four Years For Bath Salts Distribution Conspiracy
OCT 26 - BANGOR, Maine - Andrew Grivois, 32, of Presque Isle, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute bath salts. The defendant pled guilty to the charge on March 3, 2016. Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced the sentencing.
According to court records, between about June 2012 and June 2014, Grivois conspired with others in Aroostook County to obtain and distribute bath salts. On multiple occasions, Grivois ordered bath salts over the internet from China for personal use and to sell to other conspirators.
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.