By Sam Ramirez –

On Monday at the U.S. District Court in Boston, Kelvin Chalas, a/k/a Jose Solivan, a/k/a “Keco,” 43, of Dorchester was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 41 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

In September, Chalas pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and fentanyl.

Through an investigation it was determined that Chalas was a member of an operation that distributed cocaine and fentanyl throughout Boston and Cape Cod. Large quantities of fentanyl, cocaine and heroin were shipped from Boston to Cape Cod where it was redistributed.

Chalas was arrested with his co-conspirators, James Ramirez and Alex Fraga and Kevin Fraga in August of 2017.

Chalas role in the operation was to help run a drug stash house for Ramirez, who collected the narcotics and took them to Cape Cod for distribution.

Alex Fraga has been sentenced to 131 months in prison and five years of supervised release.

Kevin Fraga has been sentenced to 45 months in prison and five years of supervised release.

Ramirez has been sentenced to 66 months in prison and five years of supervised release.