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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 22, 2014

Buffalo Man Sentenced On Drug Charges

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

BUFFALO, N.Y.—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that John J. Myers, 41, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of crack cocaine, was sentenced to 60 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Court Judge William M. Skretny.

Assistant U.S. Attorney George C. Burgasser, who handled the case, stated that on November 15, 2012, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at the defendant’s residence in the City of Buffalo. During the search, officers recovered 241 grams of crack cocaine.

The plea was 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 Office.

Updated December 29, 2014