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BOSTON – A former Hadley man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Springfield for conspiring to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.
Pablo Drullard, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor to 10 years in prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release. In February 2013, Drullard pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.
Between July 31, 2010, and May 2, 2011, Drullard and others participated in a criminal conspiracy to deliver kilograms of cocaine from Texas to western Massachusetts.
United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz, John J. Arvanitis, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Boston Field Division, and Richard DesLauriers, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division, made the announcement today. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin O’Regan of Ortiz’s Springfield Office.