Springfield man indicted for distributing crack cocaine

Larry Smith faces a $1-million fine and 30 years in prison

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 28-year-old man from Springfield was indicted on Thursday in U.S. District Court for distributing crack cocaine.

U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz told 22News Larry Smith was indicted on two counts of distribution of crack cocaine and one count of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

Smith distributed crack cocaine from February 18, 2015 to March 5, 2015, according to the indictment. On April 3rd, he possessed crack cocaine with the intent to distribute it.

Ortiz said Smith faces about 30 years in prison, a minimum of 6 years, and up to a lifetime of supervised release, and $1 million fine.

NOTE: United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Daniel J. Kumor, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Boston Field Division, made the announcement.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Katharine A. Wagner of Ortiz’s Springfield Office.

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