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

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Slingerlands Man Pleads Guilty to Oxycodone Conspiracy

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Stanislav Petkevichus, age 28, of Slingerlands, New York, pled guilty today to conspiring to distribute oxycodone. 


The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Special Agent in Charge James J. Hunt, New York Division, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).


Petkevichus faces up to 20 years in prison and 3 years of post-imprisonment supervised release when he is sentenced on February 22, 2017 by U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino.  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.


As part of his plea, Petkevichus admitted that from about November 2015 through January 2016, he obtained approximately 200 oxycodone tablets from a co-conspirator, for resale in the Northern District of New York.


This case was investigated by the DEA and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

Drug Trafficking
Updated October 27, 2016