Thomas J. Vigliatura gets 51 months, forfeits home and business

WORCESTER— A Worcester bodybuilder and businessman who was convicted on drug charges along with two former Worcester police officers was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court to 51 months in prison and forfeiture was ordered of his home and defunct business.

Thomas J. Vigliatura, 40, of 118 Santoro Road, previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy from 2002 to 2004 to distribute illegal steroids known as GHB and GBL and to possess cocaine and Ecstasy as well as distribution of GBL and GHB.

Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV also found that Mr. Vigliatura had threatened the life of the prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Attorney George W. Vien, although he had not been charged with that.

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