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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 6, 2018

Lockport Man Sentenced On Oxymorphone And Marijuana Charges

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

BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Troy Gillon, Jr., 25, of Lockport, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, oxymorphone, possession with intent to distribute THC and marijuana, and maintaining a drug-involved premises, was sentenced to 18 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan A. Tokash, who handled 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 the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge James J. Hunt, New York Field Division; Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin Kelly, and the Lockport Police Department, under the direction of Chief Michael Niethe.

Updated April 9, 2018