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Anthony Allee, 29, of Medina, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John J. Sinatra, Jr. to possessing with intent to distribute, and distributing, cocaine, and unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun in furtherance of drug trafficking. The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison, a maximum of 20 years, and a $1,000,000 fine. In addition, Allee’s wife Tashira, 37, pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises, and also faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.
Between April 2019 and July 22, 2019, the defendants used their Ridge Road residence in Medina, to store, sell, and use marijuana, hydrocodone, and cocaine. He also possessed various firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking in order to protect himself, his drugs, and his drug proceeds.
On July 22, 2019, a state search warrant was executed at the residence. Investigators seized multiple firearms, ammunition, numerous articles of stolen property, approximately 73 grams of marijuana, 247 hydrocodone pills, cocaine residue located on a working digital scale with a razor blade, two additional digital scales, a vacuum sealer with bags, and knotted baggies.
The pleas are the result of an investigation by the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office, under the direction of Sheriff Randy Bower; Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin Kelly; the Niagara County Drug Task Force, under the direction of Acting Sheriff Michael Filicetti; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge James B. Devito; the New York State Police, under the direction of Major James Hall; and the Orleans County District Attorney’s Office, under the direction of District Attorney Joseph Cardone.
Tashira Allee is scheduled to be sentenced on November 12, 2020, and Anthony Allee is scheduled to be sentenced on November 18, 2020. Both sentencings will be before Judge Sinatra.