Greenbush man sentenced to 28 years in prison

GREENBUSH — A Greenbush man was sentenced to 28 years and four months in federal prison on a conviction for possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth, Acting U.S. Attorney Daniel L. Lemish announced in a press release.

Daniel Harrington, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Thomas Ludington in Bay City.

Harrington pleaded guilty on Feb. 7 to one count of multi-count superseding indictment that charged him with possessing with intent to distribute more than five grams of methamphetamine. Harrington, assisted by others, obtained meth from sources in California then transported it to northern Michigan for distribution. Some of the meth seized during the investigation tested as 100 percent pure.

Lemisch was joined in the announcement by Timothy Plancon, special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration Detroit Division.

The case was jointly investigated by special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration office in Flint and the Michigan State Police. The prosecution was handled by the United States Attorney’s Office in Bay City.