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Lockport Man Pleads Guilty To Oxymorphone And Marijuana Charges

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

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 Gillon, Jr., 25, of Lockport, NY, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, oxymorphone, possession with intent to distribute THC and marijuana, and maintaining a drug-involved premises before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan A. Tokash, who is handling the case, stated that on three separate occasions between October 26 and November 29, 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration conducted controlled purchases of oxymorphone from the defendant. On December 16, 2016, a federal search warrant was executed at the Gillon’s residence on Dysinger Road in Lockport. Agents recovered 95 vials and five mason jars containing marijuana, eight oxycodone tablets, 113 marijuana tablets, various marijuana chocolate chip cookies and gummy bears.  In addition to the drugs, two packages of clear plastic baggies for drug distribution, a drug ledger containing drug distribution transactions, three digital scales, six  cellular telephones, a Micro SD sim card, a 14-karat gold diamond bracelet, and $2,243.65 in U.S. currency. The money and bracelet were acquired as illegal drug sales proceeds. The drugs seized from the house were for distribution in the community and the defendant maintained his home as a drug premises.
The sentencing is the result of an investigation by immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Acting Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin Kelly.  

Sentencing is scheduled for February 7, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Vilardo. 

Updated November 7, 2017