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Date: 09-07-2022

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United States of America v. Timothy J. Chowaniec

Case Number: 1:21-cr-00019

Judge: John L. Sinatra, Jr.

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of New York (Erie County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office

Defendant's Attorney:

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Description: Buffalo, New York criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with possession with the intent distribute, and distribution of, five grams of more of methamphetamine.

On two separate occasions in January and February of 2020, an undercover investigator with the New York State Police purchased quantities of methamphetamine from Timothy J. Chowaniec, age 64, at his residence in West Seneca. On April 14, 2020, the DEA and United States Postal Inspection Service executed a search warrant on a parcel from California addressed to Chowaniec at his West Seneca residence. Located inside the parcel was a plastic sandwich bag containing approximately 3.7 ounces of suspected methamphetamine.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the New York State Police, under the direction of Major Eugene Staniszewski; the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Frank A. Tarentino III, New York Field Division; and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, under the direction of Boston Division Inspector-in-Charge Ketty Larco-Ward.

Outcome: 09/08/2022 56 JUDGMENT as to Timothy Chowaniec (1). Additional certified copies forwarded to USPO, USM, US Attorney, Debt Collection, Financial Department. Signed by Hon. John L. Sinatra, Jr. on 9/8/2022. (JLV)

Defendant was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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