New York Field Division

Man Sentenced to Five Years for Drug Conspiracy


BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Dale Lockwood, 61, of Buffalo, New York, was sentenced to 60 months in prison and 4 years supervised release by United States District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara.  The sentence followed the defendant’s conviction for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, and was part of a larger, federal criminal investigation into the Afro-Dogs Motorcycle Club.

Rochester Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges


ROCHESTER, N.Y.-- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Tina Holley, 36, of Rochester, NY, who previously plead guilty to conspiracy to possess crack cocaine with the intent to distribute it and possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes, was sentenced to seven years in prison and three years’ supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge David G. Larimer. Holley was also ordered to pay a $3,367.00 fine and a $200 Special Penalty Assessment.

Two V-Not Gang Members Sentenced to Prison Terms


SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – RICHARD S. HARTUNIAN, United States Attorney, Northern District of New York, announces the sentencings of KENNETH JACKSON, age 29 and DONALD JOHNSON, Jr., age 26, both of whom are admitted members of the V-NOT Gang. Both JACKSON and JOHNSON previously pled guilty to an indictment which charged them and nine others with conspiring to exploit their membership in the V-NOT Gang to engage in a pattern of racketeering activity which included acts of murder, drug trafficking, and robbery.