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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Buffalo Man Sentenced On Drug Charges

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 Troy Cooley, 54, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 28 grams or more of crack cocaine, was sentenced to time served (31 months) by Senior U.S. U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy C. Lynch, who handled the case, stated that between June 2013 and February 25, 2014, the defendant conspired with others to buy and sell crack cocaine in the City of Buffalo.

Also charged and convicted in this case were co-defendants Anthony McCutcheon, Deandre Sparks, William Jefferson, Markiel Hall, Morrell Buster, Alicia Maghett, and Carmella Rivera.

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Adam S. Cohen and the Lackawanna Police Department, under the direction of Chief James Michel.

Updated June 1, 2017