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Holyoke Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution

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

BOSTON – A Holyoke man was sentenced today in federal court in Springfield for distributing heroin.

Herman Gomez, 20, was sentenced to three years of probation by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni. In May 2020, Gomez pleaded guilty to distributing and possessing with intent to distribute heroin.

Gomez sold heroin on Oct.7, 2019 in Holyoke. 

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division; Colonel Christopher Mason, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police; and Holyoke Police Chief Manny Febo made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Todd E. Newhouse of Lelling’s Springfield Branch Office prosecuted the case.

Updated September 15, 2020