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Lewiston Man Going To Prison On Meth Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Treshon Alexander, 30, of Lewiston, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. to possession with intent to distribute 400 grams of more of fentanyl, which carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, a maximum of life in prison, and a fine of up to $20,000,000. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert A. Marangola, who is handling the case, stated that in February 2015, Alexander was convicted on federal charges of conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute, and distribute 280 grams or more of crack cocaine, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Alexander was sentenced to serve 108 months in prison and five years’ supervised release. On February 16, 2023, while on supervised release, Alexander was arrested at his Apollo Drive residence in Greece, when members of the U.S. Probation Office conducted a search there and at a Chippendale Road residence, which Alexander used to store narcotics. During the searches, investigators seized $6,654.00 in U.S. currency, multiple cell phones, materials for processing and packaging narcotics for distribution, over 2000 rounds of ammunition, a money counter, and vacuum sealer. In addition, approximately 1,394 grams of fentanyl and 504 grams of cocaine were also seized.

The plea was the culmination of an investigation by the U.S. Probation Office, under the direction of Chief Probation Officer Timothy Englert, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge John B. DeVito. Additional assistance was provided by the New York State Attorney General’s Office, under the direction of Attorney General Letitia James.

Sentencing is scheduled for January 10, 2024, before Judge Geraci.


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Barbara Burns


Updated September 11, 2023

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