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Plattsburgh Man Sentenced to 120 Months on Crack Cocaine Conviction

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

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Niles O’Neil, age 28, of Plattsburgh, New York, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for possessing and intending to distribute crack cocaine.

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

As part of his plea on May 9, 2019, O’Neil admitted that he possessed approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine that he was intending to distribute on April 3, 2018.  Agents also found a digital scale, drug packaging, and cutting agents in his residence.

Chief United States District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby also imposed a 4-year term of supervised release to begin after imprisonment.  O’Neil has been incarcerated since his arrest on April 3, 2018.

This case was investigated by the DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas Collyer.

Updated January 8, 2020

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