Man in Bangor jail since June asks choose to search out him a lawyer or decrease his bail

Man in Bangor jail since June asks choose to search out him a lawyer or decrease his bail

A New York man accused of being a part of a drug distribution ring bringing fentanyl to Maine has requested a Superior Court docket choose to both discover a lawyer to characterize him or decrease his bail considerably in order that he could be launched from jail.

Jquam Bailey, 34, of the Bronx, New York, was arrested on June 2 with 5 different folks at a home in Enfield and charged with aggravated drug trafficking. He has been held on the Penobscot County Jail unable to put up $25,000 money bail since then.

Bailey is considered one of a dozen or extra defendants in Maine who qualify for however haven’t been appointed legal professionals at their first courtroom appearances attributable to a important scarcity of legal professionals keen to characterize indigent shoppers. Attorneys all through the state and in Penobscot County have balked at taking over instances attributable to low pay and excessive caseloads.