Norwalk drug trafficker sentenced to federal prison

New Haven, Conn. (WTNH) – A Norwalk man is being sentenced to time in federal prison for drug trafficking.

Deirdre M. Daly, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced Thursday that Konstantinos Zografidis, 54, of Norwalk is being sentenced to six years in federal prison for drug trafficking.

According to court documents and court statements, a year-long investigation by the DEA’s Bridgeport Drug Trafficking task force and Norwalk Police identified Zografidis as a major distributor of oxycodone, cocaine, and marijuana in Fairfield County. As a result of this investigation sixteen individuals were charged and convicted.

Zografidis has been detained since his arrest in May 2012 and on June 24, 2014, he has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to sell cocaine. He is also a citizen of Greece and faces immigration proceedings when he completes his prison term.

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