Fentanyl

December 19, 2018

Anchorage woman, inmate sentenced to over three years for distributing fentanyl in prison

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Dorothy Elizabeth Lantz, 37, of Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline, to serve 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, after previously pleading guilty to three counts of distribution of a controlled substance. The court deferred ruling for 30 days on whether Lantz will also be ordered to pay restitution to the State of Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) for related hospital bills it incurred due to the fentanyl overdoses.

December 17, 2018

York County man sentenced to 150 months for fentanyl trafficking conspiracy

PORTLAND, Maine – DEA’s New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Jason Bolduc, 41, of Parsonsfield, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge George Z. Singal to 150 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute fentanyl. Bolduc pled guilty on May 23, 2018.

December 12, 2018

Boston man sentenced to 19 years in prison for possession of fentanyl, cocaine, firearm and ammunition

BOSTON – A Boston man was sentenced today for federal drug and firearm charges arising out of a large-scale seizure of fentanyl and other contraband.  Edgar Belis, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to 19 years in prison and five years of supervised release. In April 2018, Belis pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and cocaine and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

December 11, 2018

Gardiner woman sentenced to 70 months for heroin, crack and fentanyl conspiracy

BANGOR, Maine – Brian D. Boyle Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s New England Division and United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Nicole Truman, 36, of Gardiner, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 70 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine base, commonly known as “crack,” and fentanyl.  She pled guilty on May 24, 2018.

December 7, 2018

Mexican citizen sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison

DALLAS - A 26-year-old citizen of Mexico was sentenced today to 135 months in federal prison after authorities caught him transporting fentanyl, a powerful narcotic 50 times more potent than heroin, announced Special Agent in Charge Clyde E. Shelley, Jr. of the Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.

Jesus Florencio Chaparro-Sanchez pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute in August.

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