States Attorney's Office District of Connecticut
|December 3, 2010||
BROAD BROOK MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR DISTRIBUTING CRACK
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that BILLY PARKMAN, 30, of the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Christopher F. Droney in Hartford to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine. On April 15, 2010, PARKMAN pleaded guilty to one count of possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”).
According to court documents and statements made in court, on two occasions in April 2009, PARKMAN sold a total of approximately 89 grams of crack cocaine to an individual working with law enforcement.
This matter was investigated by the Hartford Violent Crime Impact Team (VCIT), a joint task force dedicated to combating violent crime and firearms violations. The VCIT is composed of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Hartford Police Department, the United States Marshals Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Connecticut State Police.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael E. Runowicz.
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