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Drug Enforcement Administration

New York

Raymond P. Donovan, Special Agent in Charge

September 10, 2020

Contact: Erin Mulvey

Phone Number: (212) 337-2906

Buffalo man known as "Crazy" sentenced for cocaine conspiraccy

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, and U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Wa1demar Martinez, a/k/a Crazy, 44, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, was sentenced to serve five years in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Meghan Leydecker and Charles J. Volkert, Jr., who handled the case, stated that between December 2015 and June 7, 2016, the defendant conspired with others to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine in the Buffalo area. Martinez used a residence at 275 Tonawanda Street in furtherance of his drug trafficking activities. On June 7, 2016, the defendant sold cocaine to an individual working with the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the DEA Buffalo Resident Office, and the Buffalo Police Department.

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