HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who helped a Roman Catholic priest sell methamphetamine in Connecticut has been sentenced to prison time already served after officials cited his extraordinary rehabilitation efforts.
Federal prosecutors said the Manchester resident and another man helped Monsignor Kevin Wallin sell several pounds of meth in Connecticut. Wallin, dubbed Monsignor Meth in some media reports, is serving a five-year prison sentence.
Nelson’s lawyer says his client hasn’t used drugs since his arrest.
Wallin had been the pastor at St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years before resigning in 2011, citing health and personal problems.