A Hartford man was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a narcotics trafficking ring.
The United States Attorney said Anthony Harrington, 29, also known as "Tone," was sentenced after an investigation showed that Harrington obtained crack cocaine from other members of the ring and supplied the drug to other dealers. He also reportedly sold it to his own customers in the Hartford area and in Rhode Island.
A press release said Harrington was part of the ring that was led by Luther Nance, also known as "Papers and Cash," and the investigation included numerous controlled purchases of narcotics and surveillance showing Nance and his associates sold crack cocaine and heroin across Connecticut.
The ring reportedly had several physical bases for its operation, including a home on Carroll Road in East Hartford, the Sheldon Oaks housing complex in Hartford, and an apartment on Valley Street in Willimantic.
Harrington's criminal history includes multiple felony convictions in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
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