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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Springfield Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution

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

Hector Pabon, 42, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to seven years in prison and six years of supervised release. In June 2015, Pabon pleaded guilty to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin.  

Pabon was arrested and charged in April 2014 for distributing heroin in Hampden County.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and Harold H. Shaw, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Boston Field Office, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Todd E. Newhouse of Lelling’s Springfield Branch Office prosecuted the case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
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Updated March 29, 2018