West Boylston Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracy
BOSTON – A West Boylston man was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for his role in a methamphetamine conspiracy.
Brian Zukowski, 36, was sentenced today to 28 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay forfeiture of $4,850. In January 2018, Zukowski pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
In 2016 and 2017, Zukowski purchased methamphetamine from various suppliers for his own use and for resale to others, including individuals in Massachusetts and Florida, where Zukowski spent a significant amount of time. Zukowski also conspired with a Worcester man to obtain methamphetamine in Texas to be shipped back to New England and Florida, and he conspired with a Worcester man regarding the shipment of methamphetamine from Las Vegas to Massachusetts.
United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, New England Field Division; and Joseph W. Cronin, Inspector in Charge of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Bill Abely of Lelling’s Worcester Branch Office prosecuted the case.