For Immediate Release
Friday, February 16, 2018
, United States Attorney
Justin E. Herdman
Contact: Mike Tobin
Barberton Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine and Firearms Crimes
Columbus Field Division
A Barberton man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for methamphetamine trafficking and firearms crimes.
Matthew R. Golech, 38, was sentenced to 123 months in prison after being found guilty of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and using a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.
Golech had approximately a 50 grams of methamphetamines in 2016. He also had a Bersa Firestorm .22 caliber pistol which he used in furtherance of drug trafficking, according to court documents.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron P. Howell following an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.