Worcester Woman Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracies

by | May 20, 2019 | Headlines, Crime

Worcester Woman Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracies 1

WORCESTER – A 35-year-old Worcester woman was sentenced in federal court in Worcester on Monday for multiple for methamphetamine offenses.

Mindy Doherty, was sentenced by to four years in prison and four years of supervised release for two counts of methamphetamine conspiracy. She plead guilty in Feb. 2019.

In 2016, Doherty received packages of methamphetamine at her Worcester residence and wired money to an individual in California who was involved in the scheme.

Doherty also shipped methamphetamine to Brian Zukowski, a co-conspirator who was in Florida, via Federal Express and U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail. Doherty sold methamphetamine to various individuals in Massachusetts and wired money to Zukowski and deposited money into Zukowski’s bank account.

Additionally, as part of a separate conspiracy, Doherty received packages of methamphetamine from another co-conspirator, Adam Germano. Doherty and Germano traveled to Texas to acquire methamphetamine, and she carried thousands of dollars of cash on the flight. Doherty also wired money to Germano to be used for the acquisition of methamphetamine in Texas and Nevada.

Even after Germano was arrested in March 2017, Doherty continued to distribute methamphetamine in and around Worcester

Germano and Zukowski have pleaded guilty to methamphetamine-related charges. In Nov. 2018, Zukowski was sentenced to 28 months in prison. Germano was sentenced in Feb. 2019 to 15 years in prison.

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