Rochester Man Going to Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy
ROCHESTER, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Daryl Green, 53, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 500 grams or more of cocaine, was sentenced to serve 87 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Katelyn M. Hartford, who handled the case, stated that in October 2020, law enforcement began investigating the illegal drug activities of Green and his wife, Pamela Green. Daryl and Pamela Green sold cocaine to customers at their East Main Street residence, where they also stored, processed, and packaged cocaine for sale. They also met customers at various locations throughout Monroe County to sell cocaine.
In the early morning hours of October 26, 2021, investigators executed a search warrant at the Green residence, seizing approximately 1.3 kilograms of cocaine, a drug ledger, a digital scale with white powder residue, strainers with a white powder residue, and numerous empty plastic bags. Approximately $45,446 in cash, which consisted of drug proceeds, was also seized during the search.
Pamela Green was previously convicted and is awaiting sentencing.
The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Frank A. Tarentino III, New York Field Division; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge John B. DeVito, New York Field Division; Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Matthew Scarpino; Immigration and Customs Enforcement, under the direction of Field Office Director Thomas Brophy; the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division, under the direction of Thomas Fattorusso, Special Agent-in-Charge, the New York State Police, under the direction of Major Brian Ratajczak; the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, under the direction of Sheriff Todd Baxter; the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, under the direction of Sheriff David Cirencione; the Rochester Police Department, under the direction of Police Chief David M. Smith; the Greece Police Department, under the direction of Chief Michael Wood; the Brighton Police Department, under the direction of Chief David Catholdi; and the Greater Rochester Area Narcotics Enforcement Team.