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Meth Dealer Sentenced to 32 Months in Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MICHAEL BOBOWSKI, 45, of Hartford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 32 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervise release, for distributing d-methamphetamine hydrochloride, also known as “meth,” “ice” and other street names.

According to court documents and statements made in court, in August and September 2018, investigators conducted two controlled purchases of methamphetamine from Bobowski at his former residence in Hartford.  The investigation revealed that, between May and October 2018, Bobowski conspired to distribute between 100 and 150 grams of d-methamphetamine hydrochloride.

Bobowski was arrested on a federal criminal complaint on October 4, 2018.  A search of his residence on the date of his arrest revealed approximately 106 grams of ice and more than $3,000 in cash.

On December 20, 2018, Bobowski pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 50 grams or more of d-methamphetamine hydrochloride.

Bobowski, who is released on a $100,000 bond, is required to report to prison on December 16, 2020.

This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Haven Task Force, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation Division, and Middletown Police Department, with the assistance of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer R. Laraia. 

Updated October 16, 2020

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