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Heroin Trafficker Sentenced in Albany

Albany County District Attorney David Soares

 

 

Press Release

March 08, 2018

 

 

  Heroin Trafficker Sentenced in Albany


 

 

 

ALBANY, NY – District Attorney P. David Soares today announced that EDMOND WILLIAMS, 49, of Troy, was sentenced to 2 years in State Prison, before the Honorable Deborah Young in Albany County Court on March 6, 2018. This sentence will be served consecutive to 12 years he is currently serving for a previous drug conviction.

On January 8, 2018, WILLIAMS pleaded guilty to (1) Count of Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a Class B Felony.

An investigation led by the Albany Police Department uncovered that on September 20, 2016 and October 13, 2016, WILLIAMS sold approximately 3 grams of heroin in exchange for US Currency. On October 14, 2016, police executed a search warrant at the residence of WILLIAMS’ mother in the City of Albany where they recovered 26 grams of heroin and 2.4 grams of crack cocaine. Around this time, a search warrant was also executed in WILLIAMS’ residence in Troy. Approximately 39 grams of heroin were found in the refrigerator at each location.


WILLIAMS has six prior felony convictions and was out on bail in a separate case when this offense occurred. More information on WILLIAMS’ case prior to this offense can be found here.

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Assistant District Attorney Megan Spillane of the Street Crimes Unit prosecuted this case.

For more information please contact Cecilia Walsh (518) 275-4710 or [email protected]


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