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Schenectady Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Crack Conspiracy

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

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Lance Green, age 37, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison, to be followed by 4 years of supervised release, for 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 on November 5, 2018, 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 has been in custody since his arrest in May 2016. 

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 was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Megan Kistler and Michael Barnett.

Updated April 11, 2019

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