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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Schenectady Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Crack Cocaine

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Robert "Poobar" Daniels, age 42, of Schenectady, New York, pled guilty today to distributing crack cocaine, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Andrew W. Vale, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The guilty plea included Daniels’ admission that he sold crack cocaine directly and oversaw the distribution of crack cocaine by another individual. At sentencing on April 15, 2016 in Albany, New York, Daniels faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years, a fine of $1,00,000, and a term of supervised release of up to life.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the New York State Police, and the Schenectady Police Department, in connection with the Capital District Safe Streets Gang Task Force. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Wayne A. Myers.

Drug Trafficking
Updated December 17, 2015