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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Buffalo Man Sentenced On Drug Charge

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

BUFFALO, N.Y.- Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Robert Brown a/k/a Pee Wee, 54, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine, was sentenced to time served and 1 year of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Wei Xiang, who handled the sentencing, stated that between June 2013 and July 2014, the defendant bought quantities of cocaine from a co-defendant. The defendant then re-distributed the cocaine from his residence in Buffalo as well as from his store “Pee Wee’s Variety Store.”

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force.

Updated August 11, 2017