Boston Field Division

Lewiston Man Sentenced to Over Six Years for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

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Portland, Maine:   United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today Brunel Constant, a/k/a “Jamal”, 34, of Lewiston, Maine was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Judge Nancy Torresen on Friday to 74 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Constant was convicted of the charge on May 21, 2013, following a two day jury trial.

Chandra Sam Sentnenced to 14 Years' Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

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The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Chandara Sam, 31, of Lowell, Massachusetts was sentenced to 168 months in prison, having pled guilty to the charge of conspiracy to distribute at least 100 grams of heroin. United States District Judge William K. Sessions III, sitting in Burlington, also sentenced Sam to 4 years of supervised release.

Fairfield Man Accused of Possessing Weapons on UNH Campus Charged with Federal Firearms Offense

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Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that WILLIAM DONG, 23, of Fairfield, has been charged by federal criminal complaint with the unlawful transport into Connecticut of an assault weapon purchased in Pennsylvania.  The complaint was unsealed today during DONG’s appearance in New Haven federal court.

Shelburne Man Sentenced to 26 Months in Federal Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearms

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The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that, on January 2, 2014, Justin Bosley, 27, of Shelburne, Vermont was sentenced to 26 months in federal prison after his guilty plea to charges that he possessed firearms while being a heroin user. Chief United States District Judge Christina Reiss, sitting in Rutland, also ordered that Bosley serve two years of supervised release following his prison term.

Rutland Man Sentenced To Nine Years Imprisonment For Federal Conviction For Heroin And Crack Cocaine Distribution

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The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that on December 18, 2013, Chief Judge Christina Reiss, of the United States District Court, sentenced Calvin Alexander, 31, of Rutland to nine years imprisonment for conspiring to distribute heroin and crack cocaine in the Rutland area. Alexander previously pled guilty to this offense and had agreed to a nine-year sentence.

Boston Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery

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BOSTON - A Boston man was sentenced today for his role in an armed robbery of a Metro PCS store in Boston.

Ronald Brown, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper to 272 months in prison and five years of supervised release.  On May 10, 2013, Brown was convicted, following a five-day jury trial of armed robbery, being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm and using and carrying a firearm during, and in relation to, a crime of violence.

Troy McIlwain of Philadelphia Sentenced to 57 Months on Firearms Charge

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The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that, on December 12, 2013, Troy McIlwain, 25, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Burlington, Vermont, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison after his guilty plea to a charge that he possessed two firearms as a convicted felon in June 2012. United States District Judge J. Garvan Murtha, sitting in Brattleboro, also ordered that McIlwain serve two years of supervised release following his prison term.

Three Detained on Federal Charges in Alleged Arson-for-Hire Scheme

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Three individuals have been charged in federal court in Providence and are detained for allegedly conspiring and setting fire to an occupied multi-family dwelling in Providence in an alleged arson-for-profit scheme, announced United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha; Daniel J. Kumor, Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); and Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Paré.

New Haven Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years for Firearm Offense, Violating Supervised Release

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Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that found TYRON HAMMOND, 31, of New Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 126 months of imprisonment for illegally possessing a firearm, and for violating the conditions of his supervised releases from a previous federal conviction.

New Haven Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack Cocaine

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Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ERICK EVANS, also known as “E.J.” and “Hoov,” 23, of New Haven, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to 46 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine.

Enfield Man Sentenced to 42 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Crack, Violating Supervised Release

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Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that NATHAN SNAPE, 37, of Enfield, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 42 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine and for violating the conditions of his supervised release from a previous federal conviction.

Providence Felon Detained on Federal Drug and Firearm Charges

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Darren Monteiro, 26, of Providence, has been ordered detained in federal custody on drug and firearm charges following an investigation into Monteiro’s alleged drug trafficking activities by the Providence Police Department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime Bureau, with the assistance of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announced United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha, Providence Police Chief Hugh T. Clements, Jr., and Daniel J. Kumor, Special Agent in Charge of ATF’s Boston Field Division.

Orange Man Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing Firearms

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Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that BRIAN FARRELL, 36, of Orange, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing firearms.

Marlborough Resident Charged with Armed Robbery of South Windsor Pharmacy

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Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that DAVID HANEY, 52, of Marlborough, was arrested today on a federal criminal complaint charging him with the armed robbery of prescription narcotics from a South Windsor CVS store in September.

HANEY was arrested this morning in Hamden.  He appeared this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joan G. Margolis in New Haven and was ordered detained.

Penobscot County Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

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Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Matthew Lucas Ayotte, 34, a native of Presque Isle and more recent resident of Penobscot County, was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 10 years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. The imprisonment is to be followed by 5 years of supervised release. Ayotte pled guilty to the charge on March 1, 2012.

New Haven Man Sentenced to More Than Nine Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack Cocaine

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Deirdre M. Daly, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that FREDRICK COX, SR., also known as “Bama-Lama,” 43, of New Haven, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to 115 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for distributing cocaine base (“crack cocaine”).

About Boston Field Division

Welcome to ATF’s Boston Field Division. Our division is responsible for ATF criminal enforcement and industry regulatory operations throughout the six New England states. Our dedicated work force is comprised of special agents, industry operations investigators, auditors, technicians, intelligence analysts and administrative staff.

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Contact Industry Operations for questions or information relating to:

  • Firearms (FFL) or Explosives (FEL) Licenses
  • Licensee Firearms Theft or Loss
  • Machineguns, Silencers or other NFA weapons
  • Firearms, Ammunition and other importation issues
  • Shipping of firearms
  • Proper sale/purchase/transfer of firearms, ammunition or explosives
  • Other firearms/explosives industry questions

 

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