Convicted Maine kidnapper sent back to prison for trying to deal cocaine

By | February 13, 2018

A Camden man with a lengthy criminal history that includes kidnapping, assault, drug charges, and repeated bail violations was sentenced Tuesday to spend the next six years in prison for trying to sell cocaine while on probation.

William Rankin, 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal conspiracy and another count of criminal forfeiture of property on Tuesday in Belfast District Court. The charges stemmed from a November 2017 Maine Drug Enforcement Agency bust.

In the summer of 2017, drug investigators received tips that Rankin was selling cocaine in Knox County. They later worked with an informant to set up a fake …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News