Connecticut

Bridgeport, Connecticut Man Sentenced To 37 Months For Fentanyl Distribution

By Michael Torres –

At the U.S. District Court in Hartford, U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant has sentenced Anthony Gilchrist, 32, of Bridgeport, Connecticut to 37 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release.

Gilchrist was arrested on March 13, 2020 and on November 20, 2020, he pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl.

The FBI, ATF, DEA, U.S. Marshals Service and Bridgeport Police have been investigating multiple Bridgeport-based gangs, including the “Greene Homes Boyz” a gang based in the Charles F. Greene Homes Housing Complex in Bridgeport’s North End.

During this investigation, in January and February 2020, investigators made controlled purchases of a mixture of heroin and fentanyl from Gilchrist a known member of the “Greene Homes Boyz.” These controlled purchases were made at the Greene Homes Housing Complex.

Gilchrist had just been released from state custody after receiving a 15-year jail sentence, suspended after eight years, for selling narcotics.

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