Man found guilty of selling cocaine from Gouverneur apartment last year gets 120 months in prison
SYRACUSE – Deloyd M. Lesane, 38, of Syracuse, was sentenced Thursday, Sept. 20 to 120 months in prison for possessing and intending to distribute fentanyl and more than 28 grams of cocaine base (crack cocaine).
Lesane was selling crack cocaine and fentanyl from an apartment in Gouverneur in April 2017. St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force members executed a search warrant there and found, in Lesane’s bedroom, approximately 57.5 grams of crack cocaine, 2.5 grams of fentanyl, 19.7 grams of cocaine, a digital scale with cocaine residue, drug packaging material, and $2,708 in U.S. currency.Lesane was also sentenced to 8 years of post-imprisonment supervised release.
The investigation was conducted by members of the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force, Gouverneur Police Department, and HSI. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas G. Collyer.
The announcement of the sentencing was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Kevin M. Kelly, Special Agent in Charge of the Buffalo Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); and Gouverneur Police Chief Laurina Greenhill.