Springfield men sentenced to prison time for federal drug, gun offenses

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two Springfield men have been sentenced to prison time for federal gun and drug offenses.

According to U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s Office, 40-year-old Alexis Ayala was sentenced to six years in prison and six years of supervised release after pleading guilty to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin, and two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Thirty-eight-year-old Wilfredo Perez was sentenced to one year in prison and three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin.

The U.S. Attorney’s office reports that Perez and Ayala distributed 200 doses of heroin worth $550 to a government witness in the area of 122 Central Street in Springfield back in 2015. Ayala was also caught selling two firearms to a government witness.

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