Former NHL Player Sentenced for Oxycodone Conspiracy
BOSTON – A former NHL player was sentenced in federal court in Boston today for an oxycodone conspiracy.
Kevin Stevens, 52, of Weymouth, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. to three years of probation and ordered to pay a fine of $10,000. In December 2016, Stevens pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute oxycodone. Co-defendant Christopher Alonardo pleaded guilty to the same charge as well as possession with intent to distribute oxycodone. He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 16, 2017.
From approximately August 2015 through March 2016 Stevens and Alonardo conspired to distribute oxycodone in southeastern Massachusetts and the Boston area. Stevens supplied wholesale quantities of oxycodone to Alonardo who resold the drugs. On Nov. 5, 2015, Stevens was stopped by the Massachusetts State Police and was found in possession of 175 30mg pills of oxycodone that were intended for redistribution.
Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb; Harold H. Shaw, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division; and Colonel Richard D. McKeon, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, made the announcement today. The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation, the Massachusetts Department of Correction, and the Boston, Medford and Quincy Police Departments provided assistance with the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy E. Moran of Weinreb’s Organized Crime and Gang Unit prosecuted the case.