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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 27, 2017

Albany Man Sentenced to 36 Months for Oxycodone Conspiracy

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Salvatore Commisso, age 33, of Albany, New York, was sentenced today to serve 36 months in prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, for conspiring to distribute the controlled substance 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).

 

U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino also ordered Commisso to forfeit $16,523, and to pay a fine of $2,000.

 

As part of his September 26, 2016 guilty plea, Commisso admitted that from at least December 2015 through February 2016, he obtained oxycodone tablets from a co-conspirator for resale in the Northern District of New York.

 

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 30, 2017