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Buffalo man sentenced on cocaine charges

STAFF REPORTS

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Jesus Rojas, 32, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, cocaine and crack cocaine, was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura A. Higgins, who handled the case, stated that between October 27, 2016, and October 23, 2017, the defendant on five separate occasions sold cocaine to a confidential source working with law enforcement officers. On January 5, 2017, a search warrant was executed at Rojas’s residence on Military Road in Tonawanda. Officers seized over 25 grams of marijuana and a digital scale. A second search warrant was executed on October 23, 2017, and officers seized another quantity of marijuana.
Today’s sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge James J. Hunt, New York Field Division.