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

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Buffalo Man Sentenced on Drug Charges


    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Christopher Walters, 28, of Buffalo, N.Y., who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and the distribution of, oxycodone, was sentenced to 12 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Catherine Baumgarten, who handled the case, stated that on January 5, 2011, the defendant sold 144 oxycodone pills to a confidential source.

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



Updated November 24, 2014