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Haverhill Man Sentenced for Fentanyl Conspiracy

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

BOSTON – A Haverhill man was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for fentanyl conspiracy charges.

Sergio Garcia, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to 46 months in prison and two years of supervised release. In March 2022, Garcia pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl and one count of possession with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl. 

In April 2020, Garcia received one kilogram of fentanyl through the U.S. Postal Service. Garcia directed his brother-in-law to procure the package and deliver the fentanyl to his home in Haverhill. During a subsequent search of Garcia’s home, the kilogram of fentanyl was found in Garcia’s basement.

United States Attorney Rachael S. Rollins; Ketty Larco-Ward, Inspector in Charge of the United States Postal Inspection Service’s Boston Field Office; and Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New England Field Division made the announcement. The Haverhill Police Department provided valuable assistance with the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Philip C. Cheng of Rollins’ Organized Crime and Money Laundering Unit prosecuted the case.

Updated May 8, 2023

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