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

Monday, February 11, 2019

Schenectady Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Crack Cocaine and Heroin

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Damise Dixon, age 30, of Schenectady, New York, pled guilty today to distributing crack cocaine and heroin in November and December of 2018.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Special Agent in Charge Raymond P. Donovan, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division; and Schenectady County Sheriff Dominic Dagostino.

Dixon admitted that he distributed approximately 180 grams of crack cocaine and approximately 15 grams of heroin to another person in Schenectady.

Sentencing is scheduled for June 11, 2019 before United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino.  Dixon faces at least 5 years and up to 40 years in prison, and a term of post-imprisonment supervised release of at least 4 years and up to life.  A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other factors. 

This case was investigated by the DEA and the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office, and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Emmet O’Hanlon.

Drug Trafficking
Updated February 12, 2019