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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Schenectady Man Sentenced for Cocaine Conspiracy

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Marty Humphrey, age 65, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced yesterday to 15 months in prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, for conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine.

The announcement was made by 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 (FBI).

Humphrey pled guilty on March 9, 2018, admitting to conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine in Schenectady, between August 2016 and May 2017.  He was prosecuted as part of a takedown of a drug trafficking ring that operated in Schenectady and Albany. Charges are still pending against several of Humphrey’s co-defendants.  The charges against them are merely accusations, and they are each presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

Humphrey’s case was investigated by the FBI and its Capital District Safe Streets Gang Task Force, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Barnett.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated April 19, 2018