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Springfield Man Sentenced for Distributing Heroin and Crack Cocaine

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

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


Jovan Torres, 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to 22 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In January 2017, he pleaded guilty to three counts of distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin and one count of distribution of heroin and crack cocaine.


On four separate days in July and August 2013, Torres distributed heroin. Torres also pleaded guilty to distributing crack cocaine during the same timeframe.


Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Mickey D. Leadingham, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Boston Field Division made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Katharine A. Wagner of Weinreb’s Springfield Branch Office is prosecuting the case.

Updated April 13, 2017

Drug Trafficking