News Release
October 07, 2010
Erin McKenzie-Mulvey
Public Information Officer
(212) 337-2906

Northern District of New York Charges Sixteen Individuals
in a Twenty-Nine Count Indictment for Conspiracy to
Distribute and Possess Cocaine and Crack Cocaine

OCT 07 -- (ALBANY, NY) Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division United States Drug Enforcement Administration John P. Gilbride and United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian announced the partial unsealing of a Superseding indictment returned by a federal grand jury for the Northern District of New York in Albany, New York, charging sixteen individuals in a twenty-nine count indictment. All defendants are charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine, in Schenectady County and elsewhere, from August 2009 through March 2010 and with the use of a communication facility to facilitate the charged conspiracy. In addition, six of the defendants are charged with distribution and/or possession with intent to distribute cocaine or crack cocaine on various days in 2009 and 2010.

The defendants charged that are in custody are:

Jamar Green, 36, Fort Lee, New Jersey

Jamie Lee Toomer, 26, Schenectady, New York

Riccia Goody, Schenectady, New York

Derrick Henderson, 44, Schenectady, New York

Joseph Toomer, 36, Schenectady, New York

Victor Toomer, 25, Schenectady, New York

Jeffrey McGough, Sr., 47, Schenectady, New York

Jeffrey McGough, Jr., 28, Schenectady, New York

Mario Williams, 31, Schenectady, New York

Moises Olds, 19, Schenectady, New York

Trinelle Frye, 27, Schenectady, New York

Dennis Ryan, 39, Schenectady, New York

Koshon Taylor, 23, Schenectady, New York

Carlos Rodriguez, 53, Schenectady, New York

Alexis Bass, 25, Schenectady, New York

Matthew Cuckoo, 26, Gloversville, New York


The maximum possible penalty upon conviction of the conspiracy charge is life imprisonment and a fine of $4,000,000.00. The Indictment charges that it was the role of Jamar Green in the conspiracy to procure cocaine and crack cocaine in the City of New York for distribution to Jamie Lee Toomer and others.

The Indictment charges that it was the role of Jamie Lee Toomer in the conspiracy to obtain cocaine and crack cocaine in the City of New York and have it transported to Schenectady, New York for re-distribution.

The Indictment charges that it was the role of Derrick Henderson to transport money to purchase cocaine and crack cocaine from Schenectady, New York to the City of New York and to transport cocaine and crack cocaine form the City of New York to Schenectady, New York.

The Indictment charges that it was the role of Riccia Goody to assist Jamie Lee Toomer in the storage and distribution of cocaine and crack cocaine.

The Indictment charges that it was the role of Joseph Toomer, Victor Toomer, Jeffrey Mcgough, Sr., Jeffrey Mcgough, Jr, Mario Williams, Moises Olds, Trinelle Frye, Dennis Ryan, Koshon Taylor, Carlos Rodriguez, Alexis Bass, and Matthew Cuckoo to receive cocaine and/or crack cocaine from Jamie Lee Toomer for redistribution.

The Indictment further states that on or about February 16, 2010, Jamie Lee Toomer and Derrick Henderson were in possession of $42,900 in a vehicle on the New York State Thruway that they intended to use to purchase cocaine and crack cocaine. And that on or about March 28, 2010, Jamie Lee Toomer and Riccia Goody were in an apartment in Schenectady, New York in which there was approximately 750 grams of crack cocaine and 220 grams of cocaine.

The investigation that resulted in these charges was conducted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the New York State Police, the Schenectady Police Department,

the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the District Attorney of Schenectady County and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York.

An indictment is merely an accusation and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.