ALBANY, NEW YORK – April Allen, age 30, of Fort Ann, New York, pled guilty today to conspiring to distribute cocaine. The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division.
As part of her guilty plea, Allen admitted that between July 2019 and November 2019, she agreed with another person to distribute cocaine.
Sentencing is scheduled for April 1, 2021, at which time the defendant faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years, a maximum fine of $1 million, and a term of post-imprisonment supervised release of at least 3 years and up to life. A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other factors.
This case was investigated by the DEA, and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ashlyn Miranda.