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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Schenectady Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Ray A. Perkins, age 30, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine.

The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Vadim D. Thomas, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Senior United States District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy also sentenced Perkins to 4 years of supervised release, to begin after his release from prison.

As part of his guilty plea in August 2016, Perkins admitted that between December 2015 and March 2016, he and a co-conspirator sold more than 100 grams of crack cocaine in the city of Schenectady.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Barnett.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 12, 2017