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Lakeville Man Sent To State Prison For 7 Years On Drug Charges

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Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120

PLYMOUTH – A Lakeville man has been sent to State Prison for trafficking in Cocaine, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.

Today, in Plymouth Superior Court Brian Maclay, 41, of Lakeville, was sentenced by Judge C.J. Moriarty to serve 7 years to 7 years and a day in State Prison. Maclay pleaded guilty on September 2, 2020 to one count each of Trafficking in Cocaine Over 200 grams, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B, Oxycodone, Subsequent Offense.

After conducting an investigation into the sale of narcotics in Plymouth County, members of the Massachusetts State Police identified Maclay has a person distributing drugs from a home at 24 North Precinct Street in Lakeville. As a result, State Police sought and received a knock and announce search warrant for that address, and on March 10, 2019, executed the warrant. State Police observed Maclay leave the home in a motor vehicle and performed a stop of the vehicle. Maclay was advised of the warrant and transported back to the residence. During the search, State Police located a bag of a white powdery substance which was later determined to be cocaine. In the home, State Police located several bags of cocaine, a baggie with 30 pills of Percocet, drug distribution paraphernalia, which included a scale, sandwich bags, two cell phones and cash.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Brian Fahy and investigated by the Southeastern Massachusetts Gang Task Force, Massachusetts State Police, and Lakeville Police.

November 5, 2020