Schenectady Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Conspiracy
ALBANY, NEW YORK – Lance Green, age 37, of Schenectady, New York, pled guilty yesterday to conspiring to distribute crack cocaine.
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 plea, Green admitted that between December 2015 and May 2016, he was a member of a drug trafficking organization that conspired to distribute at least 28 grams of crack cocaine in Schenectady.
Green faces at least 10 years and up to life in prison, and at least 8 years of post-imprisonment supervised release, when United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino sentences him on March 5, 2019.
A co-conspirator, Ray A. Perkins, age 31, of Schenectady, pled guilty and was sentenced to 60 months in prison on July 11, 2017.
This case was investigated by the FBI and its Capital District Safe Streets Gang Task Force, which includes FBI Special Agents and members of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, including the Schenectady Police Department and Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Megan Kistler and Michael Barnett.