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Case Number: 5:22-cr-00336
Judge: Brenda K. Sannes
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (Onondaga County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Syracuse
Defendant's Attorney: George F. Hildebrandt
Description: Syracuse, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with distributing drugs and felony possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.
Tramond G. Wallace, Jr., age 28, of Syracuse, New York, admitted that at his apartment in the Town of DeWitt, he possessed a parcel containing 1,024 grams of pills containing fentanyl, which had been mailed through the U.S. Postal Service. Wallace admitted that he intended to distribute these pills, and other quantities of fentanyl that he possessed in his apartment, to others. Wallace further admitted that in the same apartment, he possessed two Glock .40 caliber pistols, one with an extended magazine inserted, which he possessed in furtherance of his drug-trafficking.
Chief United States District Judge Brenda K. Sannes also ordered that Wallace serve a 4-year term of supervised release following his release from prison.
DEA and USPIS investigated the case, with assistance from the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), the Syracuse Police Department, the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, and the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew J. McCrobie prosecuted the case.
Outcome: Defendant sentenced on Count 1 to imprisonment for a term of 97 months and on Count 2 to 60 months, to be served consecutively for a total of 157 months. Upon release, defendant shall be placed on supervised release for a term of 4 years on each count, to be served concurrently. A special assessment of $200.00 is due.