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Schenectady Woman Pleads Guilty to Possession of Fentanyl and Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute

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

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Tiffany Lynn Robillard, age 28, of Schenectady, New York, pled guilty today to possession of fentanyl and cocaine with intent to distribute.  United States Attorney Carla B. Freedman and Frank A. Tarentino, III, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division, made the announcement.

As part of her plea, Robillard admitted that, on March 25, 2024, she possessed over 3 kilograms of fentanyl and several hundred grams of cocaine, which she intended to distribute, and two firearms. 

Robillard faces a minimum term of 10 years and up to life in prison, a fine of up to $10 million, and a term of post-imprisonment supervised release of at least 5 years and up to life.  She will be sentenced on October 25, 2024, by United States District Judge Anne M. Nardacci.

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.

The DEA is investigating the case with assistance from the Colonie Police Department, Schenectady Police Department, and New York State Police.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikayla Espinosa is prosecuting the case.

Updated July 7, 2024

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