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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

CONTACT:      Barbara Burns
PHONE:         (716) 843-5817
FAX:            (716) 551-3051

BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Reginald Brown, 48, of Buffalo, NY, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute, and distribution, of cocaine before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in and a $1,000,000 fine.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward H. White, who is handling the case, stated that on November 9 and November 16, 2011, the defendant sold approximately 13 grams of cocaine to a confidential informant working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

The plea is the result of an investigation by Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Adam S. Cohen, Special Agent in Charge.    

Sentencing is scheduled for November 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. before Judge Arcara.

Updated August 2, 2016