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Fort Ann Man Sentenced on Cocaine and Methamphetamine Distribution Convictions

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

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Nestor Cordero-Hernandez, age 43, of Fort Ann, New York, was sentenced today to 87 months in prison for conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division.

Cordero-Hernandez was also ordered to serve a 3-year term of supervised release following his release from prison, and to forfeit $42,450 in proceeds from his drug trafficking activity.

In imposing sentence, the Court found that between September 2018 and November 2019, Cordero-Hernandez agreed with others to participate in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed over 600 grams of methamphetamine and 450 grams of cocaine in Fort Ann, and elsewhere, for profit.  He faces deportation to Mexico following the completion of his sentence.

This case was investigated by the DEA, and the Warren and Washington County Sheriff’s Offices, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ashlyn Miranda.

Updated July 14, 2020

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