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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 16, 2013

Gloversville Man Arraigned On Marijuana Manucaturing Charges

ALBANY, NEW YORK – DAVID M. GAMBUZZA, 40, of Gloversville, was arraigned today on an indictment charging him with manufacturing marijuana by Magistrate Judge Randolph F. Treece announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations Captain Scott P. Coburn. The case is set for trial on February 18, 2014. According to the indictment, GAMBUZZA manufactured 50 or more marijuana plants. If convicted, GAMBUZZA faces up to 20 years in prison. He could also be ordered to pay a fine of up to $1,000,000. GAMBUZZA was released pending trial.

The case was investigated by the New York State Police and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

The charges contained in the indictment are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Updated January 29, 2015