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Albany Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Drug Distribution Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Wayne Myers, age 32, of Albany, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for distributing and conspiring to distribute cocaine, cocaine base, methamphetamine, and amphetamine.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Carla B. Freedman and Frank A. Tarantino III, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division.

As part of his guilty plea, Myers admitted that between June 2020 and February 2021, he distributed cocaine, cocaine base, methamphetamine, and amphetamine. He admitted that, in coordination with his co-conspirators, he distributed at least 343.1 grams of cocaine base, 251 grams of cocaine, 145 grams of amphetamine, and 5.7 grams of methamphetamine. Myers further agreed to forfeit $40,050 as proceeds from drug sales.

Senior United States District Lawrence E. Kahn also ordered Myers to serve a 5-year term of post-imprisonment supervised release.

This case was investigated by the DEA and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ashlyn Miranda.

Updated November 17, 2022

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