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Syracuse Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Possessing and Intending to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Javier Bachiller, age 32, of Syracuse, was sentenced today to serve 10 years in federal prison for his conviction for possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced 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.

As part of his previous guilty plea, Bachiller admitted that on October 19, 2023, he possessed with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine in a Syracuse garage he was renting.  At the time of his arrest, Bachiller also possessed quantities of cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin that he intended to distribute to others. 

United States District Judge David N. Hurd also sentenced Bachiller to serve a 5-year term of post-release supervision and ordered him to pay a $100 special assessment.

This case was investigated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), with assistance from the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, the Syracuse Police Department, the Onondaga County Sherriff’s Office, and the New York State Police and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Geoffrey J. L. Brown.

Updated April 17, 2024

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