Dominic Clifford-Paulino, 26, of Clinton, was sentenced to up to four years in prison on Tuesday, October 6, for trafficking cocaine and related charges.
The case was the result of an investigation into a drug trafficking operation led by Anthony “Vito” Nuzzolilo of Worcester. Nuzzolilo was arrested after a search warrant served in May 2017 where law enforcement seized some 187 grams of heroin and 250 grams of cocaine.
Clifford-Paulino was present when the warrant was served and was in possession over 18 grams of cocaine.
Clifford-Paulino pleaded guilty on Thursday, October 1, in Worcester Superior Court, to Trafficking Cocaine, 36 Grams or More; Trafficking Cocaine, 18 Grams or More; and Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws.