Brockton Man Sentenced For Fentanyl Distribution

By Kevin Rue –

Today, Filomeno Monteiro, 31, of Brockton was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Patti B. Saris to 42 months in prison and six years of supervised release.

In July 2021, Monteiro pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl and one count of distribution of fentanyl.

While investigating fentanyl traffickers operating in southeastern Massachusetts, investigators determined during their  Investigation that Monteiro worked with co-defendant Christian Collins to distribute 20 grams of fentanyl to a cooperating witness and undercover police officer at a location in Plympton.

During this investigation, Monteiro was on probation for a prior Plymouth Superior Court conviction for kidnapping and aggravated assault. He was also previously convicted twice in state court of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and heroin and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

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