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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Buffalo Man Sentenced For Distributing Fentanyl

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

BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr., announced today that Alexander Snow, 34, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of distribution of fentanyl, was sentenced to 27 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Caleb J. Petzoldt, who handled the case, stated that between December 2014 and January 2015, the defendant distributed fentanyl in the city of Buffalo which included six undercover controlled purchases by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge James J. Hunt, New York Field Division.

Updated May 23, 2016