Man Sentenced in Drug Trafficking Case
|U.S. Attorney’s Office December 23, 2010|
ROCHESTER, NY—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that KENNETH E. MUNNINGS, 45 years old, of Byron, New York, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana on July 22, 2010, was sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment and a $500 fine by U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Brett A. Harvey, who handled the case, stated that the charges stemmed from a joint federal, state and local wiretap investigation, which revealed that the defendant was responsible for obtaining significant quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana from a drug trafficking network in Rochester, and distributing those drugs to others in the Genesee County area between approximately 2006 and October 2008.
The conviction was the culmination of an investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent In Charge James H. Robertson, the New York State Police, under the direction of Major Mark Koss, the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of Residence Agent in Charge Dale M. Kasprzyk, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, under the direction of Residence Agent in Charge Francis J. Christiano.