Fletcher Man Sentenced to 60 Months in Methamphetamine Case
BURLINGTON, Vt. – The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont stated that on September 15, 2023, Timothy Gillilan, 43, of Fletcher, Vermont, was sentenced by Chief Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford to a term of 60 months’ imprisonment to be followed by a 3-year term of supervised release. Gillilan previously pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of methamphetamine in April 2023.
According to court records, Gillilan was arrested on April 6, 2022, pursuant to a federal warrant. Gillilan faced a three-count indictment charging him with various methamphetamine offenses. The investigation showed that the defendant possessed more than 100 grams of methamphetamine, as well as quantities of cocaine and marijuana, at his home in Fletcher, Vermont. Gillilan admitted to having distributed methamphetamine from the home in late 2021.
United States Attorney Nikolas P. Kerest commended the collaborative investigatory efforts of the Northwest Vermont Drug Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Lasher. Mr. Gillilan was represented by William A. Vasiliou, II, Esq. and Federal Public Defender Michael Desautels.