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Date: 02-16-2021

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United States of America v. Terry Thomas

Case Number: 8:19-cr-00214-GLS

Judge: Gary L. Sharpe

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (Albany County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office

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Description: Albany, New York drug distribution charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Terry Thomas, age 33, of Hogansburg, New York, was with possessing and intending to distribute a large amount of marijuana in Clinton County.

As part of his guilty plea, Thomas admitted that on May 16, 2019, he transported 12 hockey bags containing 337 pounds of marijuana with the intent to distribute the drugs in the Northern District of New York. Thomas admitted that he was heading south on Interstate 87 near Plattsburgh, New York, when he was pulled over by police. Thomas admitted that he had the hockey bags in the rear of his truck, and the bags were full of multiple vacuum-sealed plastic bags of marijuana, totaling 337 pounds.

This case was investigated by the DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy Anderson.

Outcome: Defendant was sentenced 60 months in prison followed by a 4-year term of supervised release, to begin after Thomas’s release from prison.

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