Rochester Man Sentenced on Drug Charges
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Mohammed Abdeldayem, a/k/a “Mike,” 34, of Rochester N.Y., who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, was sentenced to 10 in years prison by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer.
Assistant U.S. Robert A. Marangola, who handled the case, stated that Abdeldayem, who operated a convenience store on Norton Street in Rochester, was responsible for the distribution of cocaine in Rochester that was trafficked in kilogram quantities from New York City.
The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of Special Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Brian R. Crowell, Special Agent in Charge, New York Field Division, the Greater Rochester Area Narcotics Enforcement Team, under the direction of Lieutenant Gerald Smith, and the Monroe County District Attorney's Office under the direction of Sandra Doorley.