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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Connecticut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 4, 2016

Stamford Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Crack

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that WAYNE ALEXANDER, also known as “Uncle Easy,” 50, of Stamford, pleaded guilty today in Hartford federal court to one count of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base (“crack cocaine”).

According to court documents and statements made in court, between February 2015 and April 2015, law enforcement conducted three controlled purchases of crack cocaine, totaling approximately 130 grams, from ALEXANDER.

ALEXANDER was arrested on a federal criminal complaint on May 11, 2015.  He is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on May 30, 2016, at which time he faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years.

This matter has been investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Bridgeport Safe Streets Task Force Drug Enforcement Administration, Bridgeport Police Department and Stamford Police Department.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas P. Morabito.

Topic: 
Drug Trafficking
Updated April 4, 2016