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‘Monsignor Meth’ The Drug Dealing Priest

A suspended Roman Catholic priest dubbed Monsignor Meth apologized Thursday for running a methamphetamine distribution ring and letting down scores of friends and parishioners. He was sentenced to almost 5 1/2 years in prison. Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello  handed down the sentence Thursday in Hartford. “This was an incredible fall from grace for a highly respected monsignor who was well loved in the Catholic community,” said Ed Gavin, a devout Catholic and Bridgeport criminal defense lawyer who has represented people facing mandatory minimums.. “All the good things he did as a religious leader were washed away in a very, very short period of time.” Get the full story here.



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