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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing More Than 400 Grams of Fentanyl

            CONCORD - Dawson Boston, 23, of Rochester, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl, and two counts of distribution of fentanyl, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, in February 2019, the FBI learned that Boston was selling fentanyl in the Rochester area.  Between April 9, 2019 and July 29, 2019, the FBI used informants to make six controlled purchases from Boston, resulting in the purchase of a total of approximately 489 grams of fentanyl.           

            Boston is scheduled to be sentenced on November 7, 2022.

            This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Dover Police Department and the New Hampshire State Police.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Dronzek.

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Topic(s): 
Opioids
Drug Trafficking
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Press Release Number: 
22-082
Updated July 14, 2022