A 35-year-old Presque Isle man was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 73 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute bath salts. 

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Nathan Brewer pleaded guilty on January 23, 2015.

According to court records, between about January 2012 and June 2014, Brewer conspired with others to obtain bath salts overseas via the internet and to distribute it in Aroostook County.  Brewer raised money from other conspirators to place orders large enough to receive a bulk discount.

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.