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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Buffalo Man Sentenced On Cocaine Charge

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

BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Damar Currie, 42, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of cocaine, was sentenced to 54 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Patricia Astorga and Timothy C. Lynch, who handled the case, stated that between December 10, 2014, and March 31, 2015, the defendant possessed and distributed cocaine and crack cocaine. On three occasions, Currie sold cocaine in exchange for money. In addition, the defendant utilized 55 Krupp Avenue and 24 Palos Place, both in Buffalo, for the purposes of manufacturing, distributing, and storing cocaine and crack cocaine.  

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Acting Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin P. Lyons.

Updated February 28, 2018