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United States of America v. Daniel Thompson, a/k/a Daniel Walker
Case Number: 2:18-cr-00101-NT
Judge: Nancy Torresen
Court: United States District Court for the District of Maine (Penobscot County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Darcie N. McElwee
Defendant's Attorney: Verne E. Paradie, Jr.
Portland, ME - Oxford County Man Sentenced to Five Years for Arson
Daniel Thompson, a/k/a “Daniel Walker,” 21, formerly of South Paris, Maine, was sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for maliciously damaging property used in interstate commerce by fire. He was also ordered to pay over $184,000 in restitution. Thompson pleaded guilty on August 10, 2018.
According to court records, on June 5, 2017, the defendant broke into and, using gasoline, set a fire inside a building owned by the Dead River Company, in South Paris, that was used to store files and equipment. Dead River is a commercial petroleum supplier engaged in interstate commerce. It took several hours for firefighters to contain the blaze and the building was destroyed.
The investigation was conducted by the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Outcome: 02/08/2019 22 Minute Entry for proceedings held before JUDGE NANCY TORRESEN: Sentencing held as to DANIEL THOMPSON. Defendant sentenced to 60 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised release, $100 special assessment, $184,244.33 restitution. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the US Marshals Service. (Court Reporter: Dennis Ford) (slg) (Entered: 02/08/2019)