PROVIDENCE – A Provincetown, MA, man found passed out in a vehicle in Warwick by police with about 230 grams of methamphetamine in 2017 was sentenced to three years supervised release and fined $20,000 in U.S. District Court in Providence Friday after pleading guilty to possession with the intent to distribute the drug.
Gregory Lee, 49, was arrested by Warwick Police on Aug. 4, 2017, after they discovered two large plastic bags that contained methamphetamine inside Lee’s vehicle.
From inside a backpack located on the front seat, officers seized two large plastic bags of methamphetamine. The bags of weighed 115.9 grams and 115.6 grams.
Lee’s sentence, imposed by U.S. District Court Chief Judge William E. Smith, is announced by United States Attorney Aaron L. Weisman, Warwick Police Chief Colonel Rick Rathbun, and Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New England Field Division Brian D. Boyle.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Gerard B. Sullivan and Ly T. Chin.
United States Attorney Aaron L. Weisman acknowledged and thanked the DEA Drug Task Force for their assistance preparing this case for prosecution.