Fentanyl

March 7, 2019

Heroin/fentanyl dealer charged in federal drug indictment

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Derek Damuth, 25, of Lowville, N.Y., was charged today by a federal grand jury with possessing with the intent to distribute in excess of 40 grams of a mixture of fentanyl and heroin, along with possessing additional amounts of cocaine and marijuana, announced DEA New York Division Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith, Lewis County District Attorney Leanne K.

March 4, 2019

Second leader of major opioid trafficking organization sentenced in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr., and DEA New York Division Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan announced that Maximillian Sams, 31, of Elmira, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 100 grams or more of a fentanyl analogue, was sentenced to serve 210 months in federal prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr.

February 27, 2019

Guilty plea in fentanyl case

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr., and DEA New York Division Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan announced that Torri McCray, 40, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, fentanyl, and 10 grams or more of buytryl fentanyl before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J.

March 4, 2019

DEA arrests six on drug charges, including MS-13 gang member

PHOENIX – Doug Coleman, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Arizona, announces the arrest of six subjects, including an admitted MS-13 gang member, and seizure of drugs and multiple weapons after a joint task force investigation with the Scottsdale Police Department.  

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