The Malden firefighter who pleaded responsible earlier this 12 months to dealing medication, together with at his hearth station, has been sentenced to 5 years of probation.
Joshua Eisnor, 43, of North Reading, pleaded responsible in federal court docket in Boston this summer time to 1 rely of conspiracy to distribute and to own with intent to distribute managed substances. He was charged with the crime only a month earlier than.
U.S. District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin on Tuesday sentenced Eisnor to 5 years of probation, a $2,000 high-quality and to forfeit $900, which is the whole quantity he made, in response to the plea settlement, from dealing the medication together with Oxycodone, Adderall and Klonopin to different Malden firefighters, each whereas on obligation and off obligation.
“As a firefighter, Mr. Eisnor was responsible for protecting the Malden community. Instead, he dishonored his noble profession and sold drugs while on duty,” stated U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins in a press release following the sentencing.
Joseph Bonavolonta, the particular agent in command of the Boston FBI workplace, added that “it is dishonorable for a firefighter to break the law and breach the trust of his community that he took an oath to protect.”
At the time of his plea, prosecutors really helpful a sentence of 90 days in jail to be adopted by two years of supervised launch. Sorokin appeared to agree with Eisnor’s protection lawyer who, in a Dec. 1 sentencing memo, requested for less than probation, citing Eisnor’s acknowledgment of his wrongdoing and acceptance of accountability even earlier than the plea settlement.
“Admittedly, the present case stems from poor judgment and drug addiction for which Eisnor has admitted and understands the wrongfulness of his conduct,” lawyer Stephen Neyman wrote, including that this was Eisnor’s “only significant encounter with the criminal justice system” aside from minor fees from when he was an adolescent.