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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Buffalo Man Sentenced On 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 Larry White, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of distributing crack cocaine, was sentenced to 36 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy C. Lynch, who handled the case, stated that on April 1, 2014, the defendant sold approximately 26 grams of crack cocaine at 74 Woltz Avenue in Buffalo to a confidential informant working with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). On June 3, 2014, White again sold crack cocaine, approximately 25 grams, to a confidential informant working with the DEA.

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

Updated August 22, 2016