ALBANY, NEW YORK – Tyshawn Warren, age 35, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced today to serve 126 months in federal prison for possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, announced United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Kevin Kelly, Special Agent in Charge of the Buffalo Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Senior United States District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy also imposed a 6-year term of supervised release, to begin once Warren is released from prison.
On July 18, 2019, following a traffic stop in Potsdam, New York, Warren was found in possession of more than 37 grams of cocaine powder. At the time of his arrest, Warren had previously been convicted of two (2) felony controlled substance offenses.
This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, and the Village of Potsdam Police Department, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Shira C. Hoffman.