News Release
May 31, 2007

Danbury Drug Dealer Sentenced To 11 Years

MAY 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 TALIFERRO BROWN, age 32, of Main Street, Danbury, Connecticut, was sentenced yesterday, May 30, by United States District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 132 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for possessing with intent to distribute cocaine base (“crack cocaine”). BROWN pleaded guilty to the offense on May 3, 2006.

According to documents filed with the Court and statements made in court, on October 31, 2005, a substantial cache of narcotics was seized by Danbury Police from a vehicle driven by BROWN after he was stopped for a traffic violation. The items recovered included 105.8 grams of crack cocaine, 29 grams of heroin, and 32 grams of powder cocaine, and drug paraphernalia.

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