Boston Man Charged with Fentanyl Distribution Offense
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts
Defendant is alleged to be associate of Morse Street gang
BOSTON – A Boston man has been arrested and charged with a drug distribution offense involving fentanyl.
Csean Skerritt, a/k/a “Shizz Grimmy,” a/k/a “Black,” 34, was arrested yesterday and charged with one count of distribution of 40 grams or more of fentanyl. Following an appearance in federal court in Boston this afternoon, Skerritt was detained pending a hearing scheduled for Feb. 14, 2023 at 2:30 p.m.
According to the charging documents, on Feb. 1, 2023, Skerritt agreed to sell 50 grams of fentanyl to an individual in exchange for $1,500. It is alleged that, following a series of communications, Skerritt met the individual at a pre-arranged location. There, Skerritt allegedly entered the individual’s car and provided approximately 55 grams of fentanyl in exchange for the agreed-upon amount.
The charge of distribution of 40 grams or more of fentanyl provides for a sentence of at least 5 years and up to 40 years in prison, at least 4 years of supervised release and a fine of up to $5 million. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and statutes which govern the determination of a sentence in a criminal case.
United States Attorney Rachael S. Rollins; Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Division; Boston Police Commissioner Michael Cox; and Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney John T. Dawley of Rollins’ Organized Crime & Gang Unit is prosecuting the case.
The details contained in the charging documents are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Updated February 6, 2023