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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 26, 2018

Two Men Charged with Distributing Heroin in Northampton

BOSTON – Two men were charged today in federal court in Springfield with distributing heroin in Northampton.

Quincy Wilmington, 58, and Eugene Bond, 64, were each charged in separate indictments with distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin.

According to one indictment, Wilmington distributed heroin on May 21 and June 13, 2018. The second indictment alleges that Bond distributed heroin on May 15, May 30, and Aug. 2, 2018.

The charge provides for a sentence of no greater than 20 years in prison, up to a lifetime of supervised release and a fine of up to $2 million. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, New England Division; Sean Smith, Special Agent in Charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General, Criminal Investigations Division, Northeast Field Division; and Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Todd E. Newhouse of Lelling’s Springfield Branch Office is prosecuting the case.

The details contained in the indictments are allegations. The defendants are presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
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Updated October 26, 2018