26-Year-Old Clinton Man Sentenced for Cocaine Trafficking

by | Oct 7, 2020 | Crime, Headlines, News

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.

Nuzzolilo pleaded guilty and was sentenced in April 2020 to 11 years in prison.

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.


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