Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Akwesasne Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges

 ALBANY, NEW YORK – Tevin Terrance, age 28, of Akwesasne, New York, pled guilty today to conspiring to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, 100 kilograms or more of marijuana.  The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division.

As part of his guilty plea, Terrance admitted that on August 20, 2020, he and a co-conspirator used two pickup trucks to transport 10 hockey bags containing approximately 200 kilograms of marijuana through the Northern District of New York with the intent to distribute the drugs in the New York City area. 

As a result of his conviction, Terrance faces at least 5 years and up to 40 years in prison, and a term of post-release supervision of at least 4 years and up to life.  A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, and other factors.  Sentencing is scheduled for October 28, 2021 before Chief United States District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby.

This case was investigated by the DEA and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joshua R. Rosenthal.

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