A man from Calaishas been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for
transferring a firearm to a nonresident of Maine during an
undercover investigation aimed at curtailing the flow of guns from
Maine to Canada.
A federal judge in Bangor also sentenced 34-year-old Bruce
Thibeault to two
years of supervised release and a $2,000 fine.
Three other men also were charged in connection with the
investigation by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Thibeault, who pleaded guilty in June, is scheduled to begin his
prison sentence Dec. 22.