AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - One of 22 defendants in a drug ring operating between New York and central Maine has forfeited his $100,000 bond after failing to show up for two court hearings.
Chief Justice John A. Woodcock said it may have been a mistake for James Proudfoot to miss one hearing. But he said the second absence and his decision to resist arrest will cost him.
The Kennebec Journal says the 33-year-old Proudfoot from New York missed hearings in Bangor in late May and early June.
The U.S. Marshal Service had to use a stun gun to subdue Proudfoot after they tracked him down at his girlfriend's apartment in the Bronx. He eventually pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone and is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 31.
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