Buffalo Man Sentenced for Fentanyl Possession and Gun Charge

Modified: August 23, 2018 4:08pm

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 44-year-old David Moore of Buffalo has been sentenced by Erie County Court Justice Kenneth F. Case to a determinate sentence of 5 years in prison followed by 4 years of post-release supervision.

On January 26, 2017, Buffalo Police Department narcotics personnel executed a search warrant at an apartment on Woodlawn Avenue for heroin. During the raid, the defendant was found to be in possession of a loaded gun and large amount of heroin laced with fentanyl. 

In May 2018, Moore pleaded guilty, as charged, to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Third Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon Second Degree.

DA Flynn commends Buffalo Police Detectives Bart Adams, Shawn Adams, Sharon Acker, Joseph Cook and Thomas Starkey for their thorough investigation.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Justin T. Wallens of the DA’s Narcotics Unit and Lauren Silverstein of the Felony Trials Bureau.