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Press Release

Rochester Man Sentenced For Drug Trafficking

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

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

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Darryl Mickle, 35, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, was sentenced to serve 57 months in prison by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew T. McGrath, who handled the case, stated that the defendant was apprehended by Rochester Police Officers on January 16, 2019, as they responded to the area of 295 Central Park for the report of a menacing incident. Officers encountered Mickle at the scene and ordered him to exit his vehicle. Upon further investigation, officers observed marijuana in the defendant’s vehicle, and after a further search, located 42 baggies of powder cocaine, 44 baggies of crack cocaine, 47 baggies of marijuana, and a loaded .32 caliber semi-automatic pistol. $4,198 was also recovered from the vehicle and Mickle.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Rochester Police Department, under the direction of Chief La’Ron Singletary, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge John B. Devito, New York Field Division.

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Updated December 16, 2019

Drug Trafficking