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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 15, 2014

Gloversville Man Sentenced To 18 Months For Growing Marijuana

ALBANY, NEW YORK – DAVID M. GAMBUZZA, age 41, of Gloversville, was sentenced on December 12, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino, to 18 months in prison for manufacturing marijuana, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations Captain Scott P. Coburn.

GAMBUZZA, who pleaded guilty in July 2014, admitted to growing marijuana plants inside a two-story building that he owned in Montgomery County. GAMBUZZA had installed grow lights and sophisticated watering and ventilation systems inside the building. In September 2013, investigators searched the building and seized approximately 280 marijuana plants.

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

Updated January 29, 2015