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

Friday, May 16, 2014

Buffalo Man Sentenced on Drug Charges


     BUFFALO, N.Y.--U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Myron Johnson, 39, of Buffalo, N.Y., who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, was sentenced to 51 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys George C. Burgasser and Timothy C. Lynch, who handled the case, stated that on November 16, 2011, Erie County Sheriff’s Department deputies executed a search warrant at the defendant’s Ruspin Avenue residence and his vehicle. During the search, deputies seized approximately 209 grams of crack cocaine, 762 grams of cocaine, $58,000 in United States currency and two firearms. 

       The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part of the Erie County Sheriff’s Department, under the direction of Sheriff Timothy Howard, and the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Jamie J. Hunt, Acting Special Agent in Charge, New York Field Division.



Updated November 24, 2014