Worcester Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

Worcester Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

WORCESTER – A Worcester man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday in federal court for his role in a cocaine trafficking ring responsible for smuggling more than 20 kilos of cocaine in central Massachusetts. 

Deibby Garcia, 37, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release. Garcia previously pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute in excess of five kilograms of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine.

Garcia is the third of four defendants to be sentenced in this investigation. All of the defendants are from Worcester. 

Jose Gonzalez was sentenced on Sept. 24, 2019, to 10 years in prison and Japhet Garcia was sentenced on Oct. 1, 2019, to 40 months in prison.

Co-defendant Erick Cruz is scheduled to be sentenced today — Friday, Nov. 8. 






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