Southbridge Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Methamphetamine

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BOSTON – A Southbridge man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Worcester to methamphetamine distribution.

Christopher Williams, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine and one count of distribution of 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled sentencing for Jan. 11, 2022. Williams was charged on March 9, 2021.

On two occasions in January 2021, Williams sold multiple ounces of methamphetamine to an undercover officer for $4,500 in Southbridge. 

The charge of distribution of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine provides for a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, at least three years of supervised release and a fine of up to $1 million. The charge of distribution of 50 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing methamphetamine provides for a sentence of at least five years and up to 40 years in prison, at least four years supervised release and a fine of up to $5 million. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

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Acting United States Attorney Nathaniel R. Mendell; Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Boston Field Division; Joshua McCallister, Acting Inspector in Charge of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service in Boston; and Southbridge Police Chief Shane Woodson made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney Danial Bennett of Mendell’s Worcester Branch Office is prosecuting the case.

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