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Rensselaer Man Sentenced for Oxycodone Conspiracy

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

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Justin Brooks, age 28, of Rensselaer, New York, was sentenced today to 3 years of probation, with 6 months of home detention, for conspiring to distribute oxycodone in Albany County.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Special Agent in Charge James J. Hunt, New York Division, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Senior United States District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy also imposed a fine of $1,000 and ordered that Brooks forfeit $3,326 in drug proceeds.

As part of his December 13, 2016 guilty plea, Brooks admitted that he obtained oxycodone tablets from a co-conspirator for resale in Albany County.

This case was investigated by the DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

Updated June 6, 2017

Drug Trafficking