News Release
For Immediate Release:
November 07, 2008
Contact: Special Agent Tony Pettigrew
Number: 617-557-2138

Postal Service Employees Charged With Drug Conspiracy

NOV 07 -- BOSTON, MA - Two current United States Postal Service employees were charged last week in federal court with conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.

Kevin L. Lane, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Boston Field Division, United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and Joseph Finn, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, Northeast Area Field Office, announced today that GERALD J. SADKOWSKI, age 30, of 44B Robert Ford Road in Watertown, MA, and BRIAN M. FAULKNER, age 37, of 6 Carlton Street in Lynn, MA, were charged in a Complaint with one count of conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.

The Complaint alleges that between July and October 2008, SADKOWSKI and FAULKNER conspired to distribute Oxycodone while employees of the United States Postal Service. The Complaint alleges that SADKOWSKI and FAULKNER sold Oxycodone on postal property and while on-duty as postal employees.

If convicted on these charges, SADKOWSKI and FAULKNER face up to 20 years imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and a $1,000,000 fine.