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BOSTON, MA - A Brewster man was charged today in federal court for his role in the sale of heroin that resulted in the death of a 20-year-old Brewster woman.

United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz; Steven Derr, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Boston Field Division; Chief Richard J. Koch of the Brewster Police Department; and Colonel Marian J. McGovern, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced today that DAVID GEOFFION, age 27, of Brewster, was charged in an Indictment with conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of heroin, the use of which resulted in death or serious bodily injury to the victim.

“This young woman’s death was a tragedy,” said U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz. “The charges against Mr. Geoffion are serious and we hope that today’s indictment is the first step towards justice for the victim.”

If convicted on these charges, GEOFFRION faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison and a maximum of life in prison, to be followed by at least 3 years of supervised release and a fine of up to $1 million.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Brewster Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Todd F. Braunstein of Ortiz's Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force.

The details contained in the Indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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