Winthrop Man Sentenced To 9 Years For Cocaine Distribution And Mony Laundering

By Tiffany Williams – Monday, Fabio Quijano, 57, of Winthrop, Massachusetts was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to nine years in prison and five years of supervised release. April 8, 2022, Quijano pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy, money laundering, conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute five…

Fitchburg Latin Kings Associate Gets Time Served

On Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Boston, U.S. Senior District Court Judge Rya W. Zobel sentenced Derek Southworth, 34, of Fitchburg to time served (approximately 15 days in prison).  On Feb. 8, 2022, Southworth, an associate of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession…

Former Latin Kings Enforcer Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

In December 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment alleging racketeering conspiracy, drug conspiracy and firearms charges against 62 leaders, members and associates of the Latin Kings.  Today, Orlando Santiago-Torres, a/k/a “King Landy,” 27, a former member and Enforcer of the New Bedford Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, is…

Lowell Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

Earlier today at the United States District Court in Boston, Vimoon Sortsoy, 29, of Lowell was sentenced to five years in prison and four years of supervised release. On December 15, 2021, Sortsoy pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing…

Member Of Fitchburg Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

Earlier today at the United States District Court in Worcester, Jessica Hughes, of Orange, Massachusetts pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and cocaine base (crack cocaine). In 2018, an investigation was launched into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) following a fatal fentanyl. The DTO operated mainly…

Providence Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fentanyl And Heroin Distribution

At the U.S. District Court in Worcester, Darwin J. Gonzalez Reyes a/k/a “España,” 36, of Providence Rhode Island was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release. On Sept. 29, 2021, Gonzalez Reyes pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and…