Three sen­tenced in fed­eral co­caine case

Albany Times Union - Sunday - - AROUND THE REGION - — Staff re­port — Staff re­port

AL­BANY — Three peo­ple were sen­tenced Fri­day for con­spir­ing to dis­trib­ute crack and co­caine, fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors said.

Shenika D. Boyd, 38, of Al­bany, was sen­tenced to four years in prison and six years of su­per­vised re­lease, the U.S. At­tor­ney’s Of­fice for the North­ern Dis­trict of New York said. Bobby R. Gra­ham, 51, of Al­bany was sen­tenced to three years of pro­ba­tion, to in­clude six months of home con­fine­ment.

Ja­lessa Scott, 27, of Sch­enec­tady was sen­tenced to time served, which was nearly 17 months in jail, and three years of su­per­vised re­lease. As part of the fed­eral in­ves­ti­ga­tion, Scott also pleaded guilty in Sch­enec­tady County Court to crim­i­nal pos­ses­sion of a firearm, pros­e­cu­tors said.

U.S. Dis­trict Judge Mae A. D’agostino sen­tenced all three de­fen­dants, who were among 12 in­dicted in Au­gust 2017 for their in­volve­ment in a drug traf­fick­ing ring op­er­at­ing in Sch­enec­tady and Al­bany.

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