Comments for: Appleton pot advocate fined but felony charges dropped

Posted Nov. 14, 2012, at 2:02 p.m.

ROCKLAND | A 36-year-old Appleton man who was facing felony drug charges was fined $750 Wednesday morning after the state and defense agreed to a plea agreement. Christian “Will” Neils pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana in the deal agreed to by the attorney …

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  • I a glad to hear that Mr Neils has received some consideration by the legal system and a reasonable settlement was reached.

    I hope the benefit being held for him will help with his fine and court costs.

  • Anonymous

    ” when Neils’ property was searched in 2010. An Eastfield 12-gauge shotgun also was seized.”

    How strange is that in rural Maine ?

    Where’s the NRA crew on the way the Government really does seize our guns ?

    People do understand the MDEA’s financial interest in seizing property and inflating the value of what is seized in any bust, right ? Should, it increases your taxes.

    So what’s so criminal about an Eastfield 12-gauge shotgun in a home in Appleton, Maine ?
    Well, besides it being it being low end unit ?

    • Henderson bobby

      In drug crimes they take the guns . Just part of the deal . He can always buy more . At least he is free.

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  • jdtex

    The state loves plea deals, whether it’s a drug bust or the rape of a child. The state just truly enjoys exerting as little effort as is necessary.

  • Anonymous

    Agent Guerrette was investigated by the State but no charges filed.
    So , no wrong doing.
    Why was his credibility then called into question , other than the fact he is a LEO?

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