BURGLINGTON , Vt., - A Brooklyn man was sentenced to State Prison on Tuesday for drug charges in Vermont.
According to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont, Eshone Williams, 33, was sentenced to 59 months in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine and heroin in February and March of 2013 in Rutland.
Vermont State Police learned about several males selling crack cocaine in Rutland from an apartment on Park Street. A search warrant was obtained for the apartment. Authorities say that Williams fled the apartment on foot during the execution of the warrant. When he was apprehended State Police found him with 15 grams of crack cocaine, 62 bags of heroin, and $5,670 in his pockets.
In the apartment, investigators said they found 75 grams of crack cocaine and $13,676.
Williams was arrested on March 1 and indicted by a federal grand jury for federal drug charges. He pled guilty in December 2013 for conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and heroin. He has been in prison since his arrest.