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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 23, 2016

Albany Man Pleads Guilty to Oxycodone Conspiracy

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Nicholas M. Signore, age 26, of Albany, New York, pled guilty today to conspiring to distribute oxycodone. 

 

The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Special Agent in Charge James J. Hunt, New York Division, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

 

Signore faces up to 20 years in prison and 3 years of post-imprisonment supervised release when he is sentenced on April 20, 2017 by U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino.  A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, and other factors.

 

As part of his plea, Signore admitted that in 2015, he obtained approximately 896 oxycodone tablets from a co-conspirator, for resale in the Northern District of New York.

 

This case was investigated by the DEA and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 23, 2016