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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 24, 2018

Queens Man Sentenced for Distributing Heroin, Crack Cocaine

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Darnell D. Devaughn, age 33, of Long Island City, New York, was sentenced today to a year and a day in jail for distributing heroin and crack cocaine in Albany County.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and James N. Hendricks, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

As part of his guilty plea in April, Devaughn admitted to distributing heroin and cocaine base (a/k/a crack cocaine) in the Crossgates Mall parking lot on November 9, 2016.

United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino also ordered Devaughn to serve a 3-year term of post-imprisonment supervised release.

This case was investigated by the FBI and New York State Police, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Barnett.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Updated August 25, 2018