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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 16, 2017

Springfield Man Sentenced for Dealing Heroin

BOSTON – A Springfield man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Springfield for heroin distribution.

Domingo Rosario, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to six years in prison and three years of supervised release. In February 2017, Rosario pleaded guilty to one count of distributing and possessing with intent to distribute heroin.

Rosario, who has an extensive violent criminal history, including 2010 and 2014 state convictions for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, sold heroin to a cooperating witness in January 2015.

Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Harold H. Shaw, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Boston Field Division, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Katharine A. Wagner of Weinreb's Springfield Office prosecuted the case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated June 16, 2017