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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 27, 2020

Syracuse Man Sentenced on Drug Trafficking Charges

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Troy Jackson, age 43, of Syracuse, was sentenced today to serve 46 months in prison for his conviction for participating in a cocaine trafficking conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith, Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Field Division, Thomas F. Relford, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), New York State Police Superintendent Keith Corlett, Sheriff Eugene Conway, Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, and William J. Fitzpatrick, Onondaga County District Attorney.  The defendant was also ordered to serve a period of six years supervised release following his term of incarceration, and to forfeit to the government $7,000 in proceeds from his drug trafficking activity. 

Pursuant to his plea agreement in this case, Jackson admitted that during the summer of 2018, he repeatedly acquired multiple ounces of cocaine from his co-defendant Daitwaun Fair, which he (Jackson) then redistributed to others.  This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the New York State Police, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, and the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicolas Commandeur.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 28, 2020