News Release
October 31, 2006

Danbury Man Sentenced to 11 Years in
Federal Prison for Distributing Cocaine and Crack

OCT 31--June W. Stansbury, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration in New England and Kevin J. O’Connor, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that JUAN GENAO, age 26, formerly of 7 Fairfield Ridge Road, Danbury, Connecticut, was sentenced yesterday, October 30 by United States District Judge Janet C. Hall in Bridgeport to 132 months of imprisonment, followed by 10 years of supervised release.  On May 24, 2006, GENAO pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack and powder cocaine.

On January 20, 2006, GENAO, was arrested in Bridgeport by members of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Danbury Police Department.  The arrest followed a year-long investigation of crack and powder cocaine sales in the Danbury area.  During the investigation, GENAO was involved in controlled purchases of more than 50 grams of crack cocaine.   

This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Danbury Police Department.