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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Easthampton Man Sentenced for Cocaine and Marijuana Distribution

BOSTON – An Easthampton man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Worcester for distributing cocaine and marijuana.

David Dulchinos, 51, of Easthampton, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release.  In February 2016, Dulchinos pleaded guilty to one count each of distribution of cocaine and distribution of marijuana.

On Feb. 7, 2014, Dulchinos distributed cocaine and marijuana to an individual cooperating with federal agents.  The transaction was captured on video and audio recordings.  Dulchinos pleaded guilty to distributing nearly 400 grams of cocaine and 27 grams of marijuana in connection with that transaction. 

United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz; Michael J. Ferguson, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Boston Field Division; and Easthampton Police Chief Bruce McMahon, made the announcement today.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Deepika Bains Shukla of Ortiz’s Springfield Branch Office. 

Drug Trafficking
Updated May 24, 2016