For Immediate Release
Rochester Man Who Fled Police With a Gun and Drugs Going to Prison for Five Years
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Timothy Feliciano, 34, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, and possessing with intent to distribute crack cocaine, was sentenced to serve 60 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Katelyn M. Hartford, who handled the case, stated that on January 11, 2017, the defendant was apprehended after a foot chase with police on Thomas Street in Rochester. During the chase, Feliciano discarded his jackets. Officers recovered the jackets and found a .38 caliber revolver, approximately 1.7 grams of crack cocaine, a razor, small plastic baggies for packaging, and nine plastic vials of marijuana for sale, in the pockets.
The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Rochester Police Department, under the direction of Chief La’Ron Singletary, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge John B. Devito, New York Field Division.